AfDB in the news

  • 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
  • AfDB seeks treasury appointment

    The African Development Bank is looking to hire a senior treasury officer to help the issuer’s funding, borrowing and hedging activities.

    • 23 Apr 2019
  • AfDB’s Nokkie social bond sparks debate

    Issuers and syndicate desks were split over whether the African Development Bank’s inaugural Norwegian krone bond — the first ever social bond in the Norwegian market — could pave the way for further social issuance in the sector.

    • 11 Apr 2019
  • AfDB NOK500m 1.5% Apr 22 social bond, SEK1.25bn 0.375% Apr 24 green bond

    • 11 Apr 2019
  • AfDB opens up Nokkie social market

    The African Development Bank’s inaugural Norwegian krone bond, the first ever social bond in the Norwegian market, could pave the way for further social issuance in the sector.

    • 09 Apr 2019
  • AfDB €1bn 0.5% Mar 29

    • 15 Mar 2019
  • AfDB ‘prices through fair value’ as German Land extends curve

    The African Development Bank sold a 10 year benchmark in euros on Thursday that bankers said priced through fair value. Land Schleswig-Holstein was also in the market for the same tenor that extended its curve to 2029.

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • Unédic sells 10 year with negative NIP, AfDB on screens

    Unédic priced through fair value for its first bond of the year on Wednesday, as the European Central Bank’s announcement of fresh liquidity supercharged an already red hot euro SSA market. African Development Bank will hope to find similar success in the 10 year part of the curve after mandating banks for its first benchmark of the year.

    • 13 Mar 2019

Dealer League Table AfDB

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 1,274.77 5 20.86%
2 Deutsche Bank 1,064.12 3 17.42%
3 Barclays 952.02 2 15.58%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 789.70 4 12.93%
5 JPMorgan 764.09 2 12.51%

European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 17,683.39 29 10.65%
2 Citi 13,595.38 21 8.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 12,302.04 22 7.41%
4 HSBC 12,224.45 15 7.36%
5 BNP Paribas 11,306.61 19 6.81%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 30,540.14 76 11.44%
2 JPMorgan 29,467.48 78 11.03%
3 HSBC 18,945.39 48 7.09%
4 Barclays 17,883.71 42 6.70%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 16,273.57 62 6.09%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 35,538.44 83 9.26%
2 BNP Paribas 25,289.20 63 6.59%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 25,128.79 67 6.55%
4 Goldman Sachs 24,003.84 53 6.26%
5 UniCredit 23,929.00 71 6.24%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 74,506.93 362 7.86%
2 Citi 58,306.28 185 6.15%
3 HSBC 55,518.86 225 5.85%
4 Barclays 49,814.97 174 5.25%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 42,458.79 153 4.48%