• Swedish banks treat market to detailed breakdown of loan risks

    Svenska Handelsbanken and Swedbank looked to be as transparent as possible when laying out their assumptions for loan losses this week, as part of an effort to reassure the market about their resilience in the face of the coronavirus crisis.

    • 23 Apr 2020
  • Alfa Laval rolls revolvers into one

    Sweden’s Alfa Laval has amended its revolving credit facilities, with the heavy industry products maker consolidating two old deals into one €900m revolver.

    • 21 Apr 2020
  • Bank bond supply at ‘healthy’ levels ahead of Q1 results

    A measured reopening of the primary bond markets in the last month has left banks in a good place to launch new deals after first quarter results, according to FIG DCM officials.

    • 21 Apr 2020
  • Market vol against SG as French trio seize issuance window

    BNP Paribas and Crédit Agricole enjoyed the best of conditions as they reopened the market for non-preferred senior bonds from eurozone banks this week, but Société Générale ran into market turbulence when it emerged a day later. Bankers said that showed that demand for the instrument remains limited.

    • 16 Apr 2020
  • Handelsbanken makes use of senior supply scarcity

    Svenska Handelsbanken was the only financial institution to issue senior debt in euros this week. The issuance came at a time Swedish banks have been granted an extension of two years to comply with regulatory targets for MREL debt, which might make a short-term dent in issuance.

    • 08 Apr 2020
  • Bank supply outlook bleak despite market rebound

    Financial institutions bond bankers are struggling to build a new pipeline of issuance, despite a significant improvement in market conditions this week. Not only are banks entering blackout periods ahead of first quarter results, many of them are also happy to wait before seeking to raise new funding.

    • 08 Apr 2020
  • Swedish debt office loosens MREL requirements for banks

    The Swedish national debt office (Riksgälden) said on Tuesday that banks would have two extra years to raise non-preferred senior debt for their minimum requirements for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL). The announcement came a day after Svenska Handelsbanken sold an ordinary senior deal in the euro market.

    • 07 Apr 2020
  • Handelsbanken scores blowout senior deal as markets start the week strongly

    Svenska Handelsbanken attracted €8.5bn of demand for a new preferred senior bond on Monday, as credit markets started the week on a strong footing. The Swedish lender said the transaction would help it to ‘prudently manage’ its liquidity position.

    • 06 Apr 2020

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 534.93 2072 9.12%
2 Citi 450.64 1706 7.68%
3 BofA Securities 445.49 1735 7.60%
4 Barclays 318.86 1309 5.44%
5 Goldman Sachs 311.97 1122 5.32%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.87 123 14.06%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.59 93 6.60%
3 Santander 25.41 90 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 23.88 61 5.52%
5 UniCredit 21.51 103 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15.76 106 9.17%
2 Morgan Stanley 15.71 67 9.14%
3 Goldman Sachs 14.87 82 8.65%
4 Citi 12.56 72 7.30%
5 BofA Securities 11.86 62 6.90%