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  • European banks hop into Kangaroos

    Barclays plans to follow Crédit Agricole and Handelsbanken into the Kangaroo bond market. The UK lender mandated leads for a deal on Wednesday after the other two banks brought deals on Tuesday.

    • 23 May 2019
  • Citibank scoops bumper A$1.25bn Kangaroo

    It was a g’day for Citibank on Friday, as the issuer returned to the Australian dollar market to print its largest ever Kangaroo, according to Dealogic. In recent weeks, the Aussie market has presented a good alternative for FIG issuers looking to sell senior unsecured debt.

    • 13 May 2019
  • BOC Aviation flies off with $750m deal

    BOC Aviation sold its second dollar bond of the year on Tuesday, snapping up $750m from the sale of a 5.5 year trade, after raising $500m from a five year bullet in January.

    • 03 Apr 2019
  • Daimler sells first Kangaroo of 2019

    Regular Kangaroo issuer Daimler came to the market on Thursday with its first Australian dollar issuance of 2019. Through its Australian entity, Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific, Daimler sold an A$150m ($106.2m) 2.5% March 2022 unsubordinated bond.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • IOC nabs ideal window for market return

    A rally in the debt market and Indian Oil Corp’s (IOC) scarcity value buoyed the company’s return to dollar bond investors for the first time since 2013, allowing it to add a chunky $900m to its coffers.

    • 11 Jan 2019
  • Westpac hits dollars and euros covered bonds

    Westpac issued the first dollar covered bond of the year this week, while its New Zealand subsidiary hit the euro market following the demand unearthed by an earlier deal from ANZ New Zealand.

    • 10 Jan 2019
  • Australasian banks crank up Swissie market

    Better late than never. After a sluggish start to the year, international activity in the Swiss franc market finally began in mid-week when Westpac priced the first Australian covered bond in Swissies since a Sfr200m National Australia Bank (NAB) trade in January 2014.

    • 10 Jan 2019
  • NAB finds certainty in dollars, Westpac hits euros

    National Australia Bank (NAB) was looking for execution certainty when heading to the dollar market to sell a pair of senior unsecured and covered bonds on Monday. But with credit conditions improving on Tuesday, Westpac shaved a few basis points off the cost of funding compared with its peer by opting for euros in covered and senior formats.

    • 27 Nov 2018
  • Aussie rules out bail-in senior as part of TLAC regime

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has taken a very different approach from the rest of the world with its total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) rules, proposing that banks meet these new capital requirements with tier two rather than any new form of bail-inable senior debt.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • Aussie issuer mulls euro tranche for RMBS

    Australian mortgage lender Liberty Financial is marketing its latest prime RMBS deal — Liberty 2018-3 — and is looking to drum up interest for a euro denominated tranche to be included in the capital structure.

    • 19 Sep 2018

Westpac In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 May 2019
Bookrunners of Global FIG 23 22 6,594.37 22 1.10% 0.99%
Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance 23 42 2,757.73 8 0.78% 0.23%
Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated Covered Bond Above $1bn 1 438.63 1 25.00%
Australia DCM 1 3 9,858.82 26 16.86% 10.07%
Bookrunners of India DCM 13 179.81 1 1.79%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 189,911.09 841 8.13%
2 Citi 180,336.48 737 7.72%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 150,026.03 618 6.42%
4 Barclays 142,467.32 568 6.10%
5 HSBC 119,450.83 621 5.11%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 21,924.17 77 8.18%
2 BNP Paribas 19,758.95 84 7.38%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,614.25 49 6.58%
4 Deutsche Bank 12,953.29 48 4.84%
5 UniCredit 12,369.61 66 4.62%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 6,404.49 28 10.34%
2 JPMorgan 5,770.67 35 9.31%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,595.50 27 9.03%
4 UBS 4,134.32 20 6.67%
5 Citi 4,045.71 28 6.53%