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  • Leverage in high yield hits 2007 highs, says SEB

    Record numbers of speculative grade bonds have exceeded the limits of the European Central Bank's leveraged lending guidelines, research from SEB showed this week.

    • 13 Dec 2018
  • NWB USD500m 3.125% Dec 22 water bond

    • 29 Nov 2018
  • AfDB, NWB on screens for SRI, CPPIB looks to 2019 for euro green

    African Development Bank and Nederlandse Waterschapsbank hit screens on Monday for SRI bonds. Meanwhile, CPPIB Capital will aim to issue its first green bond in euros early next year, following the conclusion of a pan-European roadshow last month.

    • 26 Nov 2018
  • BNG undersubscribed amid ‘uncertainty’

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten failed to reach full subscription for its €750m November 2025 sustainability bond this week, with the issuer attributing the lack of orders to the volatile market conditions.

    • 22 Nov 2018
  • Kommuninvest nips in before Thanksgiving, NWB mandates for water bond

    Kommuninvest took advantage of the lack of competing SSA supply on Wednesday to price a long three year dollar trade ahead of the US holidays. Meanwhile, Nederlandse Waterschapsbank has appointed banks to arrange investor calls for its annual water bond.

    • 21 Nov 2018
  • SRI takes centre stage in SSA

    Socially responsible investment deals were the focus of attention in the primary SSA market this week, as the World Bank and the Flemish Community of Belgium sold well-received green and sustainability bonds, respectively. Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten and Eurofima have added to the public sector SRI pipeline, which is showing no signs of slowing down as the year end approaches.

    • 15 Nov 2018
  • Hansa Medical trades up after €66m block

    In an otherwise barren week for block trades, Hansa Medical, the Swedish biotechnology company, raised Skr399.8m of fresh capital to fund product development. The deal also provided an opportunity for Nexttobe AB to sell a portion of its stake in the company.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • BOC sells landmark Greater Bay Area bond

    Bank of China returned to the bond market with a multi-tranche, multi-currency bond this week, making clear that its funding needs and its role as a flag-bearer of Chinese policy overseas are inextricably linked. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • World Bank doubles up for green return

    World Bank hit both the euro and dollar markets on Tuesday for its first syndicated green bond in over three years. Onlooking bankers were surprised by the level of demand for the euro tranche given what they claimed was aggressive pricing.

    • 13 Nov 2018
  • Tele2 wires euro bond for Swedish merger

    Nordic and Eastern European telecoms group Tele2 is planning to fund its acquisition of peer Com Hem with its first bond in euros, as borrowers return from earnings blackouts leading to more activity in the primary markets.

    • 23 Oct 2018

SEB In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Dec 2018
Bookrunners of European HY Bonds 23 28 779.94 17 1.11% 0.97%
Dealer League Table EIB 22 22 418.09 5 0.59% 0.85%
Dealer League Table KfW 21 754.01 2 0.88%
Dealer League Table IFC 14 16 184.41 3 1.60% 1.18%
Dealer League Table World Bank 9 18 1,649.97 10 4.04% 1.18%
Dealer League Table EBRD 14 136.78 2 1.84%
Dealer League Table NWB 10 4 457.27 2 4.36% 7.65%
Dealer League Table Kommunekredit 11 17 289.53 1 4.14% 2.73%
Dealer League Table Kommuninvest 4 8 852.08 3 10.58% 6.31%
Dealer League Table Nordic Investment Bank 16 137.20 3 1.89%
Global Green Bonds 7 10 4,247.75 32 3.19% 2.94%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 346,069.71 1350 8.09%
2 JPMorgan 342,066.65 1471 7.99%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 307,117.30 1065 7.18%
4 Barclays 258,537.34 976 6.04%
5 Goldman Sachs 227,890.51 774 5.33%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 48,411.81 205 6.53%
2 JPMorgan 46,311.15 105 6.25%
3 UniCredit 40,595.43 182 5.48%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 38,348.83 146 5.17%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 38,097.35 189 5.14%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 14,514.87 63 9.19%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,469.15 66 8.53%
3 Citi 9,971.36 58 6.32%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,572.10 54 5.43%
5 UBS 8,414.70 37 5.33%