AfDB in the news

  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week's funding scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made in their funding programmes at the beginning of December, with some issuers also setting their funding targets for 2020.

    • 03 Dec 2019
  • Cocobod to raise third syndicated loan of 2019

    Ghanaian cocoa agency, Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), will raise a $600m loan from supranational and international lenders. The deal is Cocobod's third syndicated loan this year.

    • 12 Nov 2019
  • AfDB’s landmark capital increase to ‘at least double’ its funding programme

    The African Development Bank will massively increase the size of its funding programme in the coming years, after approving the largest capital increase in its history.

    • 01 Nov 2019
  • AfDB revisits Nokkie social bond, eyes dollar social debut

    The African Development Bank returned to its inaugural Norwegian krone social bond to increase the trade to Nkr1bn ($109.4m) this week, as it looks to move its social bond framework into other currencies, including dollars.

    • 24 Oct 2019
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week's funding scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made in their funding programmes at the middle of October.

    • 18 Oct 2019
  • Pension funds key to unlocking Africa’s infrastructure funding

    Ghana’s minister of finance has called on global pension funds to help meet Africa’s vast infrastructure need, easing the funding burden which has seen several African countries load up on unsustainable levels of expensive dollar debt

    • 18 Oct 2019
  • Multilaterals accused of funding forest destruction

    Multilateral development banks including the International Finance Corporation and those covering Latin America and African have been accused of funding schemes that lead a loss of tree cover despite their environmental pledges

    • 17 Oct 2019
  • AfDB goes short with Hong Kong dollar ESG note

    Bankers were surprised that the African Development Bank placed a one year bond last week linked to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

    • 16 Sep 2019
  • AfDB sells debut offshore renminbi bond

    The African Development Bank has issued its first offshore renminbi bond, in what the supranational has described as a ‘strategic objective’ in response to a growing investor base for the currency.

    • 13 Sep 2019
  • AfDB USD2bn 1.625% Sep 22

    • 12 Sep 2019
  • Trio of SSAs bask in three year dollars

    There were no problems with competing supply as a trio of public sector borrowers enjoyed strong demand for dollar bonds this week, despite all three having the same maturity.

    • 12 Sep 2019
  • AfDB postpones debut Panda bond to 2020

    The African Development Bank has delayed the issuance of its inaugural Panda bond to 2020, after previously hoping to make its debut in China’s interbank bond market this year.

    • 12 Sep 2019
  • KfW extends green bond curve with an ‘outstanding success’

    KfW won huge praise from on-looking bankers for a curve extending and rare 10 year dollar green bond on Tuesday. The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Österreichische Kontrollbank (OeKB) also enjoyed success in the dollar primary market with three year trades, with the former selling its debut Sofr-linked floating rate note.

    • 10 Sep 2019
  • MTNs slip through as public market resumes

    Issuance is starting to resume after the summer break; however, this week a booming public market drew away investor and issuer attention from MTNs. Despite this, a range of established SSA, FIG and corporate borrowers have slipped in, with deals across core, niche and EM currencies.

    • 30 Aug 2019
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week’s funding scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made in their funding programmes at the end of August.

    • 30 Aug 2019
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week’s funding scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made in their funding programmes towards the end of July

    • 26 Jul 2019
  • MTN investors opt for the ‘familiar’

    A cavalcade of “familiar names” have come to the market over the last week. SSAs, corporates and FIG issuers printed across the euro curve, while a trio of supranationals were also active in emerging market currencies.

    • 23 Jul 2019
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week’s funding scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made in their funding programmes as we hit the middle of June.

    • 14 Jun 2019
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week's funding scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made in their 2019 funding programmes.

    • 10 May 2019
  • People moves in brief

    Santander creates new sales role — Barclays origination banker leaves — Algomi co-founder helps another fintech

    • 25 Apr 2019

Dealer League Table AfDB

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 0.39 2 30.44%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 0.22 1 17.39%
2 HSBC 0.22 1 17.39%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 0.22 1 17.39%
2 BNP Paribas 0.22 1 17.39%

European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 11.35 16 13.38%
2 Citi 7.29 9 8.59%
3 BNP Paribas 6.40 10 7.55%
4 Goldman Sachs 6.07 9 7.16%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5.99 6 7.06%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 11.58 21 12.74%
2 JPMorgan 8.31 15 9.14%
3 BofA Securities 6.39 20 7.03%
4 TD Securities Inc 6.21 12 6.83%
5 Goldman Sachs 5.78 14 6.36%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 18.07 27 11.19%
2 BNP Paribas 12.28 21 7.60%
3 HSBC 11.44 27 7.08%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 10.56 15 6.54%
5 BofA Securities 10.00 23 6.19%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 29.38 67 9.18%
2 Citi 23.13 51 7.23%
3 HSBC 19.80 61 6.18%
4 BofA Securities 18.39 55 5.74%
5 Barclays 17.35 44 5.42%