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  • Euro 10 year market softens amid concerns about end of QE

    The euro public sector market for 10 year deals encountered a steep sell-off in secondary and underperformance in primary this week, as investors take a cautious approach as the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing stimulus comes to a close at the end of the year.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • Land NRW looks to dollar short end

    The State of North Rhine-Westphalia is looking to return to the short end of the dollar market, following a well received 60 year deal this week that was its longest ever euro benchmark.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • Land NRW shows ultra-long demand with ‘crucial 2% yield’

    The State of North Rhine-Westphalia won strong demand on Wednesday for its longest ever trade, allowing it to print a size almost double its target.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Investors soak up ‘recent surge’ in SSA SRI supply

    Public sector borrowers were able to tighten pricing and achieve well oversubscribed books for socially responsible investment bonds on Tuesday, as investors took advantage of the flood of issuance in the sector. The momentum is likely to continue with more deals expected over the coming weeks, according to SSA bankers.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • CDP brings back Italian supply amid SRI burst

    Cassa Depositi e Prestiti on Tuesday brought the first syndicated SSA supply from Italy since a large sell-off in BTPs began in May — and investors appeared happy with the risk, allowing tightened pricing and a well-oversubscribed book. The sustainability bond came amid a flurry of SRI deals.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • Land NRW readies 60 year

    The State of North Rhine-Westphalia is preparing to bring its longest ever euro benchmark.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • Region Occitanie hits screens for inaugural SRI

    The French region mandated banks on Friday for its first green and social bond, which has been targeted for the long end of euro curve.

    • 17 Sep 2018
  • Crucial rate decision looms for Turkey

    Investors’ eyes are on the Middle East this week as a slew of borrowers bring Sukuk trades to market, but while hopes are high for successful deals, a Turkish central bank rate decision looms large in investors’ minds.

    • 12 Sep 2018
  • Ratings savings — and how to avoid them

    The Catalan Treasury has dropped S&P as a ratings agency, citing cost savings — after all, it had four ratings (now three) when all it needed from a regulatory point of view was two. But S&P’s rating was the worst of those four, suggesting that ratings shopping — or in this case, ratings saving — is still a problem in the bond markets.

    • 11 Sep 2018
  • Catalonia drops S&P ‘to save cash’

    Catalonia cancelled its ratings contract with S&P Global last Friday to save costs, according to an official at its Treasury. But the source added that rating agency reports “don’t show the actual picture of Catalan finances” due to Spanish central government control.

    • 10 Sep 2018

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 14,544.75 18 10.40%
2 JPMorgan 13,122.11 20 9.38%
3 Citi 12,168.30 20 8.70%
4 HSBC 10,850.10 15 7.76%
5 NatWest Markets 9,080.61 8 6.49%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 34,721.32 92 12.32%
2 JPMorgan 25,730.35 63 9.13%
3 HSBC 24,143.03 57 8.57%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,642.93 64 7.68%
5 Deutsche Bank 19,993.80 31 7.09%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 31,770.50 80 8.36%
2 Barclays 27,937.95 51 7.35%
3 HSBC 26,536.90 91 6.98%
4 UniCredit 26,134.28 69 6.87%
5 BNP Paribas 24,736.61 55 6.51%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 67,204.78 382 7.05%
2 Citi 65,839.22 241 6.91%
3 HSBC 60,617.24 227 6.36%
4 Barclays 52,392.60 191 5.50%
5 Deutsche Bank 45,779.29 142 4.80%