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  • Scandi taps flow again after summer break

    Volumes are growing across the spectrum in the Scandinavian MTN markets, as issuers and bankers return from their summer holidays. Meanwhile, bankers are expecting Scandinavian investors to move further out along the credit curve in response to negative yields as dovish Nordic central bank tones could lead to a bullish Scandinavian market.

    • 13 Aug 2019
  • Borr Drilling rises after listing on the New York Stock Exchange

    Borr Drilling Ltd, the Norwegian oil and gas drilling services company, has completed its secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Raising $46.5m of fresh capital and diversifying its shareholder register following a $645m debt refinancing in June.

    • 31 Jul 2019
  • NatWest makes krona debut as Avida raises AT1

    Three Nordic banks and one British bank placed paper in Swedish krona this week. NatWest Markets made its debut in the currency, while Scandinavian-based Avida Finans printed its first AT1. Avida Finans plans to follow this debut AT1 with a future stock exchange listing.

    • 21 Jun 2019
  • Favourable spreads offer SSA MTN sterling spree

    Three SSA borrowers issued a total of £200m ($255m) of medium-term notes in response to an inquiry for three year non-call one fixed rate sterling bonds on Tuesday — which probably all sold to the same buyer — amid an uptick of paper in the currency.

    • 13 Jun 2019
  • Bankers expect busy corp bond week as markets rise on holiday

    This week is set to be busy in Europe's investment grade corporate bond market, despite yet another dead day on Monday because of public holidays. Equities rose on Monday and sentiment is good; market participants have decided they are comfortable with what they got from the European Central Bank on Thursday.

    • 10 Jun 2019
  • Norwegian Property raises Nkr950m despite tough market

    While four new issuers were squeezing into the euro corporate bond market on Wednesday, Norwegian Property, an unrated real estate investment company, slipped a Nkr950m (€97m) three tranche deal into the market.

    • 07 Jun 2019
  • Bayport issues pioneering microfinance Social Bond

    Bayport, the Mauritius-based microfinance company, issued the first African ESG bond outside the supranational sector, printing a $260m three year at 11.5% on Wednesday, and obtaining a social bond second opinion from Sustainalytics, at the suggestion of arranger DNB Markets.

    • 30 May 2019
  • Norske Skog prints 600bp comeback

    DNB Markets has issued Norske Skog’s comeback bond, printing a €125m floater at 600bp over Euribor to fund repayment of shareholder loans from Oceanwood Capital Management, the fund which bought the firm out of its insolvency in late 2017. It also plans to take out a securitization facility lent by Oceanwood.

    • 29 May 2019
  • SSAs pounce on Norway govvie redemption to raise MTN cash

    The recent redemption of a Norwegian government bond has led to an increase in Nordic currency issuance this week, according to one MTN banker. The European Investment Bank and KfW tapped these released funds to raise a combined Nkr1.5bn ($171.2m).

    • 23 May 2019
  • Norske Skog tests turnaround belief with divi mandate

    Norkse Skog, the Norwegian paper manufacturer subject to one of the bloodiest restructurings in European high yield this decade, is ready to test the market again, just over a year after Christopher Gate’s Oceanwood Capital Management took over the troubled company.

    • 21 May 2019

DNB Bank ASA In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Aug 2019
Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans 14 22 3,219.91 14 3.08% 1.64%
Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds 23 25 3,422.69 34 1.94% 1.62%
Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG 20 22 450.51 18 1.04% 0.99%
Bookrunners of European HY Bonds 23 19 640.23 14 1.25% 1.95%
Dealer League Table EIB 18 672.06 9 1.51%
Dealer League Table KfW 22 407.98 4 0.60%
Dealer League Table Nordic Investment Bank 8 14 175.52 2 5.56% 2.28%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 255,554.16 1146 8.47%
2 Citi 232,791.64 969 7.71%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 199,027.99 814 6.59%
4 Barclays 184,008.42 751 6.10%
5 HSBC 144,676.82 801 4.79%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 31,283.69 132 7.81%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 27,347.56 115 6.83%
3 JPMorgan 23,350.32 62 5.83%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,698.09 61 5.67%
5 UniCredit 19,891.92 110 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 8,160.55 49 10.10%
2 Morgan Stanley 7,744.92 38 9.59%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,966.15 37 8.62%
4 Citi 5,856.44 44 7.25%
5 UBS 4,820.17 25 5.97%