Latest SSA People & Markets news

  • Cades halves funding target, updates on AFT merger

    Caisse d'Amortissement de la Dette Sociale’s funding need for 2018 will be less than half that of 2017, the French agency said on Tuesday. It also provided an update on its merger with Agence France Trésor, the French sovereign debt agency.

    • 12 Dec 2017
  • Philippines receives long overdue upgrade to BBB

    Fitch Ratings upgraded the Philippines to BBB with a stable outlook from BBB- on Monday, citing the country’s strong economic performance, a move that some economists say was a long time coming.

    • 11 Dec 2017
  • Bankers leave HSBC DCM and syndicate

    Several bankers are leaving HSBC's bond teams, including its head of public sector syndicate, according to sources.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • EIB proposes new subsidiary for lending outside the EU

    The European Investment Bank proposed today to European finance ministers to set up a new subsidiary, open to new shareholders, other than the EIB's existing owners, the European Union member states.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • EPPF’s first issue a ‘revolution’ for DCM

    The European Private Placement Facility (EPPF) has completed its first bond issue, which those involved say is the start of a “revolution” in debt capital markets.

    • 04 Dec 2017
  • Nordic bank hires SSA origination head as incumbent switches to SRI

    A Nordic bank has picked a new global head of SSA origination, with the previous holder of the position set to switch to a newly created, SRI focused job within the bank.

    • 04 Dec 2017
  • Top MTN name leaves Crédit Agricole

    The global co-head of MTNs and private placements at Crédit Agricole has left.

    • 30 Nov 2017
  • SocGen CIO joins Euroclear

    Yves Dupuy, Société Générale’s former chief information officer for global banking and investor solutions EMEA, has joined post-trade infrastructure company Euroclear as its CIO, a newly created role.

    • 27 Nov 2017
  • AIIB swoops on fellow supra to add to treasury team

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has added another name to its growing treasury team, with the hire again coming from a fellow supranational issuer.

    • 27 Nov 2017
  • Dutch primary dealer programme helped trader pick off algos

    The Dutch State Treasury Agency's primary dealer quotation obligations gave Bank of America Merrill Lynch trader Paul Walter the chance to pick off his counterparts on the ‘BrokerTec’ platform — behaviour for which he was fined by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority on Wednesday.

    • 23 Nov 2017

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  • South African bonds show what is wrong with markets

    Investors in South African bonds have bought on the dip because, even as the country’s economic outlook deteriorates, the only way for bonds is up. But positive reinforcement of the country’s poor governance and deteriorating economy reduces the incentive to reform and only postpones what will be a bigger investor stampede for the exit when the time comes.

    • 28 Nov 2017

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 18,605.78 27 8.83%
2 HSBC 16,094.53 24 7.64%
3 Barclays 15,995.15 26 7.59%
4 BNP Paribas 15,919.65 22 7.55%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,733.99 25 6.99%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 53,463.63 126 11.61%
2 Citi 52,833.87 135 11.48%
3 HSBC 35,719.21 90 7.76%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 34,298.88 106 7.45%
5 Deutsche Bank 31,212.00 75 6.78%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 34,793.50 122 7.22%
2 HSBC 34,778.70 117 7.22%
3 Barclays 33,100.55 82 6.87%
4 Goldman Sachs 31,906.26 88 6.62%
5 BNP Paribas 31,647.57 69 6.57%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 95,966.11 332 7.28%
2 JPMorgan 94,013.25 550 7.13%
3 HSBC 82,143.66 301 6.23%
4 Barclays 67,551.66 221 5.13%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,801.88 220 5.07%