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  • BOC bags Belt and Road blockbuster

    Bank of China hit Asia's debt market hard on Tuesday, unleashing a huge deal spanning four currencies and six tranches. The $3.1bn-equivalent deal was designed to make a statement to the market that it should not forget China’s Belt and Road initiative, DCM bankers said. Morgan Davis and Addison Gong report.

    • 12 Apr 2017
  • BOC throws open multi-currency outing

    Bank of China launched its multi-currency, multi-tranche transaction on Tuesday morning, as Citic Securities also opened books for two tranches of dollar notes.

    • 11 Apr 2017
  • YBS shows resilience to Brexit with terrific covered execution

    Yorkshire Building Society defied concerns around the UK’s decision to leave the European Union this week, issuing a well oversubscribed covered bond that was very broadly distributed and that priced almost flat to its curve.

    • 06 Apr 2017
  • Overseas covered issuers turn to cheap sterling market

    Royal Bank of Canada, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Deutsche Pfandbriefbank tapped the sterling covered bond market this week at cheaper levels than they could have achieved in euros and dollars.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Navarra set to market the first green covered bond of 2016

    Caja Rural Navarra is planning the first green covered bond of the year. It follows a trio of covered bonds issued by Australian banks and the first transaction to be issued from Nordea in more than a year.

    • 03 Nov 2016

Latest market news

  • IADB AUD500m 1.95% Apr 24 EYE bond

    • 11 Apr 2019
  • IADB prints inaugural Kangaroo EYE bond

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) priced its inaugural Kangaroo EYE bond this week. This issue was the product of more than four years of promoting the bond programme to domestic Australian investors, said Laura Fan, principal funding officer at the IADB.

    • 11 Apr 2019
  • BRI blowout: BOC nails annual multi-tranche deal

    Bank of China sold another blockbuster Belt and Road transaction on Wednesday, raising $3.8bn across eight tranches of notes in five currencies across five bank branches, It was the largest transaction sold under the BRI label.

    • 11 Apr 2019
  • Daimler sells first Kangaroo of 2019

    Regular Kangaroo issuer Daimler came to the market on Thursday with its first Australian dollar issuance of 2019. Through its Australian entity, Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific, Daimler sold an A$150m ($106.2m) 2.5% March 2022 unsubordinated bond.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • ING and CBA covered bonds are ‘virtuous’

    ING Bank and Commonwealth Bank of Australia sold 10 year strong covered bond deals on Monday, creating a "virtuous circle" that should encourage more issuers to enter the market, according to one lead manager. But another cautioned that demand for long dated bonds was "frothy".

    • 11 Feb 2019

Commonwealth Bank of Australia In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Apr 2019
Australia DCM 4 2 5,270.26 20 10.56% 10.81%
Dealer League Table IFC 9 96.76 1 5.04%
Dealer League Table World Bank 15 16 187.69 2 1.37% 1.37%
Dealer League Table IADB 9 12 198.28 2 3.08% 0.87%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 135,414.03 562 8.27%
2 Citi 128,055.36 503 7.82%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 106,567.48 424 6.50%
4 Barclays 102,724.49 401 6.27%
5 Deutsche Bank 83,239.76 333 5.08%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,525.35 30 6.99%
2 UniCredit 8,872.38 48 5.38%
3 BNP Paribas 8,684.90 48 5.27%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,298.69 30 5.04%
5 Commerzbank Group 8,007.20 41 4.86%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 4,430.39 19 11.07%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,006.06 15 10.01%
3 Citi 3,572.77 22 8.93%
4 JPMorgan 2,809.08 19 7.02%
5 UBS 2,281.21 12 5.70%