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  • Bafin threatens centuries of stability with SSD reclassification

    Bafin, the German financial regulator, is seriously considering reclassifying Schuldscheine from loans to securities as the market pushes towards digitisation, according to a senior German debt banker. Such a move would have far-reaching consequences on demand for the product, which has allowed the market to blossom over the past two years, writes Silas Brown.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • Erste AM launches short dated EM corp fund

    Erste Asset Management has launched a new fund for EM corporate bonds with shorter maturities, catering for defensive positioning by investors amid rising interest rates.

    • 10 Apr 2017
  • Slovenske Elektrarne plugs €220m refi

    Holding Slovenske Elektrarne (HSE), the Slovenian state-owned power generation company, has agreed a €220m loan to refinance debt and extend its maturity profile.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • Bakos is back

    Peter Bakos has joined the debt finance group at Bank Muscat in Dubai to head its cross border business development.

    • 03 Nov 2015

Latest market news

  • 'Utter madness' in bank capital as Erste scores blow-out

    Issuers of additional tier one (AT1) capital have been more than 10 times subscribed for new deals on average in 2020 so far. This week's euro trade from Erste Group was no exception, with the €500m bond attracting €6.25bn of orders and a 'phenomenally tight' coupon.

    • 20 Jan 2020
  • Covered bond issuers flood back into euros with 'cautious' NIPs

    Issuers rushed to open the euro covered bond market this week. Trades from ABN Amro, Erste Group and LBBW showed that investors are ready to put cash to work, but higher new issue premiums suggested that issuers were taking a 'conservative' approach at the beginning of the year.

    • 07 Jan 2020
  • Rare deals ahoy as FIG investors pack up

    The positive market backdrop has driven smaller and less well-known bank issuers to come forward with rare new bond issues. But they are showing up just as investors pack up for the year, meaning they must work hard to lure enough demand, writes David Freitas.

    • 14 Nov 2019
  • Dekabank surprises with swift pref bond sale

    Dekabank was quick to launch a preferred senior bond on Thursday, garnering 2.5 times the demand it needed for its €500m print by mid-morning in London. The German lender only ended up paying a small new issue premium to its investors.

    • 14 Nov 2019
  • Montenegro gets strong result for first ever 10 year

    Montenegro came to market on Thursday for its first ever 10 year bond. Demand for the euro deal proved strong enough for the issuer to raise €500m and allowed the leads to set the yield roughly flat to fair value.

    • 26 Sep 2019

Erste Group Bank AG In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds 22 29 0.25 2 1.64% 0.92%
Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m 21 27 0.14 1 1.28% 0.92%
Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans 12 1.01 4 2.98%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 44.89 154 8.67%
2 JPMorgan 38.43 144 7.42%
3 BofA Securities 30.55 121 5.90%
4 Barclays 29.38 116 5.68%
5 Goldman Sachs 25.17 88 4.86%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 0.69 5 12.72%
2 Goldman Sachs 0.59 2 10.80%
3 BofA Securities 0.52 4 9.65%
4 Credit Suisse 0.48 3 8.80%
5 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 0.36 3 6.59%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 1.17 7 12.02%
2 JPMorgan 1.06 8 10.91%
3 Citi 0.98 7 10.10%
4 Goldman Sachs 0.84 4 8.68%
5 Barclays 0.78 8 7.99%