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  • Luzerner Kantonalbank preps rare Swiss sub deal

    Luzerner Kantonalbank has mandated for its first tier two bond in almost a decade, coming ahead of a subordinated debt redemption later this year.

    • 16 Apr 2021
  • Cantonal banks make the most of Pfandbriefzentrale absence

    Switzerland's cantonal banks enjoyed an open window this week thanks to Pfandbriefzentrale's extended stint away from the market. Elsewhere, the Canton of Zurich was able to harness the lack of sub-sovereign supply to land at an aggressive level versus govvies.

    • 15 Apr 2021
  • Comet caters to high net worth investors

    Swiss technology firm Comet served up a niche sub-investment grade bond to high net worth investors this week, issuing a 1.3% Sfr60m ($64m) five year.

    • 31 Mar 2021
  • Julius Baer taps Swissies for debut opco

    Julius Baer ventured into the Swiss franc market this week to sell its debut operating company bond, raising Sfr260m ($276.9m) in an investor diversification exercise. It was joined by Pfandbriefzentrale, which saw demand skewed to the long and short ends of its latest multi-tranche covered bond offering.

    • 25 Mar 2021
  • Julius Baer preps debut opco issue

    Bank Julius Baer, the operating company arm of the private Swiss bank, has mandated for its inaugural bond, marking the first time this name has issued at an opco level. At the same time, Pfandbriefzentrale raised Sfr926m ($990.6m) with a new three part covered bond.

    • 23 Mar 2021
  • Stable rates bring Swiss flurry

    A flurry of Swiss franc issuance dusted the market this week, as domestic and foreign borrowers entered a more settled market.

    • 11 Mar 2021
  • Transpower charges into Swissies

    Grid operator Transpower New Zealand returned to the Swissie market this week, landing through its outstanding curve while offering a small premium over Swissgrid.

    • 04 Mar 2021
  • BNP Paribas serves up Swissie return

    BNP Paribas returned to the Swiss franc market to land a new senior non-preferred issue slightly inside its euro curve this week. In recent weeks, several foreign borrowers have tapped the market and, with tightening levels looking attractive, bankers are confident more could follow.

    • 25 Feb 2021
  • Triple-A rated European agencies return to Swissies

    A pair of triple-A rated European agencies sold their first Swiss franc bonds for several years this week, responding to reverse enquiry for long dated, high rated paper.

    • 11 Feb 2021
  • Swissie investors target quality not quantity

    Swiss franc bond investors are pursuing high quality issues, with Münchener Hypothekenbank harnessing this demand to price a tap of its green preferred senior bond 12bp through fair value this week.

    • 21 Jan 2021

Zuercher Kantonalbank - ZKB In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
All Swiss Franc Bonds 4 4 1.20 9 12.94% 11.79%
Dealer League Table NWB 9 0.08 1 3.57%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 92.59 388 8.96%
2 Citi 85.30 278 8.25%
3 BofA Securities 63.15 265 6.11%
4 Barclays 58.01 223 5.61%
5 Deutsche Bank 55.74 184 5.39%

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 Goldman Sachs 2.07 11 10.42%
2 BofA Securities 1.40 6 7.01%
3 Citi 1.37 7 6.87%
4 Morgan Stanley 1.36 6 6.85%
5 JPMorgan 1.31 7 6.59%