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  • Oman on screens for dollar sevens

    Oman has picked five banks to run the books for a seven year dollar benchmark, following an investor call scheduled for Tuesday.

    • 22 Oct 2018
  • Ukraine hits road for dollars

    Ukraine has hit screens for a dollar bond, coming hot on the heels of a $3.9bn loan agreement with the IMF.

    • 22 Oct 2018
  • JP Morgan closes in on euro SSA crown as HSBC drops down

    JP Morgan has risen to the top of Dealogic’s euro denominated SSA (excluding US agencies) bookrunner league table to keep it within touching distance of taking the reins from HSBC at the end of the year.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Tunisia hits road for five year euros

    The Republic of Tunisia hit screens on Thursday, announcing a roadshow to promote a euro benchmark — the nation’s first since February 2017.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Turkey returns, cheaper but unbowed

    The Turkish sovereign returned to international markets this week riding a wave of relief and renewed goodwill, following the release of US pastor Andrew Brunson, write Francesca Young and Lewis McLellan.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Hennebry heads to Santander

    Conor Hennebry has quit Deutsche Bank to head Santander’s European debt capital markets business.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Italy swaps out debt but yields rise again

    Italy replaced €3.8bn of a short dated BTP Italia with longer dated conventional BTPs on Thursday, but against a backdrop where its bond yields were once again on an upward trajectory.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Indo plots more innovation, fiscal consolidation

    Often considered one of the most sophisticated capital markets issuers in Asia, Indonesia is not standing still. Luky Alfirman, director general at the ministry of finance, told GlobalMarkets, a sister publication of GlobalCapital Asia, that more innovative products are on the cards.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • China sovereign bond: a blessing in disguise?

    China may have returned to the dollar bond market at a difficult point last week, but the sovereign still has a way to go before its notes become a real benchmark for the country’s debt issuers.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • Italy offers investors swap out of BTP Italia

    Italy will give investors the chance to swap out of its earliest maturing BTP Italia for longer dated nominal bonds on Thursday as it attempts to reduce the size of the €20.5bn issue. The deal comes amid a calmer backdrop for BTP yields than over the last few months — a factor that helped determine the timing of the exchange, said one of the leads.

    • 17 Oct 2018
  • Turkey shows resilience with bond market return

    Turkey passed its first test of investor sentiment on Tuesday night, returning to international capital markets with a $2bn five year deal after an absence of six months while the country had a brush with economic and diplomatic chaos.

    • 17 Oct 2018

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15,293.97 23 9.68%
2 Barclays 15,041.98 19 9.52%
3 Citi 12,831.69 22 8.12%
4 HSBC 11,347.34 16 7.18%
5 BNP Paribas 9,566.00 13 6.05%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 38,458.62 103 12.19%
2 JPMorgan 28,322.17 76 8.97%
3 HSBC 26,160.46 65 8.29%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 25,855.13 74 8.19%
5 Goldman Sachs 21,942.20 50 6.95%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 34,785.31 89 8.33%
2 Barclays 31,331.38 59 7.50%
3 UniCredit 30,652.04 80 7.34%
4 HSBC 28,482.56 104 6.82%
5 BNP Paribas 26,256.57 63 6.29%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 75,189.63 423 7.08%
2 Citi 71,343.62 261 6.72%
3 HSBC 65,680.62 258 6.18%
4 Barclays 57,933.89 215 5.45%
5 Deutsche Bank 48,544.86 152 4.57%