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  • FIG issuers fear slow start to post-summer activity

    Participants in the financial institutions bond market had expected that issuers could hit screens with new transactions as early as this week, but so far macroeconomic and political uncertainty has discouraged them from putting investor appetite to the test this summer.

    • 13 Aug 2019
  • Esma cancels ‘shadow ratings’ fine for Nordic banks

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has had to row back on fines for four Nordic banks for issuing credit ratings, after an appeal board found that the banks had not broken the rules negligently.

    • 15 Jul 2019
  • SSAs take advantage of low Nordic yields

    A trio of SSAs made the most of low yields in Danish kroner and Swedish kronor to print paper with coupons hovering around zero this week.

    • 27 Jun 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
  • Covered bond ‘fatigue sets in’ as SCBC settles for less

    Covered bond deals issued on Tuesday by the Swedish Covered Bond Corp (SCBC) and UniCredit Bank Austria were priced tightly but the market proved softer than recent sessions and price sensitivity limited the Swedish bank’s size ambitions.

    • 28 May 2019
  • Kommuninvest announces new green bond

    Swedish agency Kommuninvest has mandated three banks to run its forthcoming Swedish krona green bond. The issue will be its seventh green bond, and its fifth in Swedish kronor.

    • 28 May 2019
  • BPCE and Swedbank covered bonds draw solid demand despite ‘heavy traffic’

    BPCE and Swedbank attracted good demand for their sizeable 12 and six year covered bonds on Monday. Although the bonds were priced tightly, initial order book momentum was slow. The Swedish issuer did particularly well in the context of money laundering charges.

    • 20 May 2019
  • Swedbank hires Finnish corp fin head, seeks to hire in ECM

    Walter Ahlström is joining Swedbank as its new head of corporate finance in Finland, as part of its strategy to grow its equity capital markets business and team. He is joining from Carnegie, where he had worked in Finnish ECM. He had been there for nearly four years.

    • 01 May 2019
  • Swedish krona attracts covered FIG issues

    Swedish krona levels look attractive compared to euros, say bankers, leading to a raft of large deals being printed at the short end. Swedbank and Deutsche Pfandbriefbank both benefited from these levels when they printed covered bonds this week.

    • 26 Apr 2019
  • Investors hesitate over Jyske AT1 amid money laundering scandal

    Jyske Bank said it was "proud" to have hit its targets with a new additional tier one in the Swedish krona market last week, but a slow bookbuilding process showed how recent money laundering scandals are affecting Nordic financial institutions in the capital markets.

    • 03 Apr 2019

Swedbank AB In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Aug 2019

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%