Austria in the news

  • OeKB readies debut SRI bond

    Österreichische Kontrollbank (OeKB), Austria’s export credit agency, will go on roadshow next week to present its recently established sustainability bond framework to European investors. An inaugural bond in the format is expected to follow.

    • 05 Sep 2019
  • Asfinag EUR600m 0.10% Jul 29

    • 04 Jul 2019
  • Asfinag gets strong reception for 10 year with positive yield

    Austrian agency Asfinag won a big order book on Tuesday, allowing it to price 3bp tighter than guidance, in a 10 year tenor the issuer hasn't accessed since 2009. Municipality Finance and the German federal state of Lower Saxony will add to the euro SSA supply on Wednesday with a 10 year green bond and a seven year benchmark, respectively.

    • 02 Jul 2019
  • Austria EUR3.25bn 0% Jul 24, EUR1.25bn 2.1% Sep 17 tap

    • 27 Jun 2019
  • Austria kicks off ‘new norm’ with huge book despite deeply negative yield

    The Republic of Austria received huge investor demand for its five year euro benchmark on Wednesday, despite the bond being priced with a yield below the European Central Bank’s deposit rate. The sovereign also took advantage of the rally in eurozone government bond yields to tap its outstanding century bond for a further €1bn.

    • 26 Jun 2019
  • Austria explores second century bond as yields plunge

    The Republic of Austria hired banks on Tuesday for a five year syndicated bond while seeking investor feedback for a 100 year issue as it looks to lock-in super cheap funding following the recent rally in eurozone government bond yields.

    • 25 Jun 2019
  • SSA kangaroos jump to the long end

    A series of modest taps at the long end of the Australian dollar curve at the end of last week suggests that what has been a quiet market for Kangaroo bonds could soon spark into life, according to SSA funding officials.

    • 28 Mar 2019
  • EBRD smashes fresh sterling record

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development smashed its newly minted size record in sterling with its sophomore effort using the Sonia benchmark.

    • 21 Feb 2019
  • Austria EUR5bn 0.5% Feb 29

    • 31 Jan 2019
  • Belgium’s long play, Austria’s tight effort scale new sov heights

    There was another scorching start to the year for eurozone sovereigns this week with yet more records dropping as Belgium took its largest ever number of orders and Austria sold its biggest ever deal from its largest ever book. But it was the nature of the successes — Belgium with a long dated trade and Austria the most expensive 10 year of the year so far — that really caught the eye.

    • 31 Jan 2019
  • Austria smashes order record, Belgium grabs €5bn in 30s

    Austria's 10 year syndication on Tuesday received a final order book that was almost twice the size of its previous record volume. Belgium was also in the market with its second OLO of the year, opting this time for a much longer maturity. Both deals were in keeping with eurozone sovereign supply this year, comfortably printing a combined €10bn from over €55bn of orders.

    • 29 Jan 2019
  • No Brexit worries as three eurozone sovereigns hit screens

    Austria, Belgium and Greece went out with mandates for syndications at various parts of the euro curve on Monday, just a day before a crunch vote in the UK Parliament on amendments to prime minster Theresa May’s Brexit plan. But bankers said concerns around Brexit are limited and are no roadblock to sovereign issuance.

    • 28 Jan 2019
  • OeKB USD1.5bn 2.625% Jan 22

    • 24 Jan 2019
  • Dollar demand overwhelms as deals tighten but ‘breather’ needed

    It was another sparkling week in dollars for public sector borrowers, with Asian Development Bank the pick of the bunch as it brought the tightest deal of the year so far versus Libor and US Treasuries. More supply is expected for next week, although some SSA bankers feel the market could do with a “breather”.

    • 24 Jan 2019
  • OeKB reaps rewards in dollar threes but ‘breather needed’

    Oesterreichische Kontrollbank’s decision to mix up this week’s dollar supply with a three year benchmark reaped rewards on Thursday, as it recorded one of its largest ever allocations to central banks and one of its tightest ever US Treasury spreads. But some SSA bankers believe the dollar market might need a “breather” after a rampant start to the year.

    • 24 Jan 2019

Dealer League Table Austria

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 2,484.72 3 20.57%
2 UniCredit 2,129.29 3 17.62%
2 JPMorgan 2,129.29 3 17.62%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,129.29 3 17.62%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,080.15 1 8.94%

European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 17,683.39 29 10.66%
2 Citi 13,595.38 21 8.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 12,302.04 22 7.41%
4 HSBC 12,224.45 15 7.37%
5 BNP Paribas 11,306.61 19 6.81%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 30,035.14 74 11.43%
2 JPMorgan 28,857.73 75 10.98%
3 HSBC 18,795.39 47 7.15%
4 Barclays 17,883.71 42 6.80%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 16,023.83 61 6.10%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 34,680.26 81 9.38%
2 BNP Paribas 25,099.76 62 6.79%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 24,029.17 65 6.50%
4 Goldman Sachs 23,977.03 51 6.48%
5 UniCredit 23,539.60 68 6.36%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 72,657.14 349 7.87%
2 Citi 56,982.66 177 6.17%
3 HSBC 54,638.28 218 5.92%
4 Barclays 47,859.89 169 5.18%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 40,445.49 149 4.38%