Latest Sub-sovereigns news

  • MTN banker Kleine heads to Credit Suisse

    GlobalCapital understands Stefan Kleine, formerly of BNP Paribas, will be joining Credit Suisse in a non-syndicate role.

    • 08 Jan 2018
  • MiFID maelstrom as banks squabble over bond fees

    Banks have been pushed by new regulation to reveal their new issue bond fees for the first time, potentially shaking up competition in European DCM. But confusion over the rules has meant no consensus on how to share the information, leaving underwriters and issuers alike to improvise in the first week of MiFID II.

    • 04 Jan 2018
  • BondMarker: the best of 2017

    GlobalCapital looks at the most popular sovereign, supranational and agency deals of 2017 — as voted on BondMarker. Read on to see if one of your trades made the cut.

    • 04 Jan 2018
  • ZKB opens Swiss market, BLKB jumps into its slipstream

    Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB), in accordance with recent tradition, was the first canton off the blocks, opening the Swiss market with a Sfr240m ($246m) 10 year bond on Wednesday. Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB) was quick to follow, printing a Sfr300m nine year bond an hour later. A lack of issuance at the tail end of 2017 has buoyed the market, leaving participants hopeful of additional cash to put to work in the new year.

    • 03 Jan 2018
  • Ireland first out the gate in euros

    Ireland is set to become the first SSA borrower of 2018 to print a syndicated bond, picking banks for a benchmark deal to be sold on Wednesday. The German state of Lower Saxony will also come to market on Wednesday.

    • 02 Jan 2018
  • Vienna holds SSD, NSV as lenders dash into books

    The City of Vienna’s long-dated loans are three times subscribed three weeks into the marketing process. As investor appetite grows for longer-dated maturities, corporates are beginning to find luck with the product.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Fed to spoil SSAs’ Xmas dollar feast

    SSA bankers looking to get their Christmas shopping in early were in a state of shock on Tuesday, as the World Bank brought a dollar deal to follow the Province of New Brunswick’s return to the currency after a six year hiatus. But that could be it for 2017 as issuance is unlikely next week, which is bisected by a Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • City of Vienna holds NSV, Schuldschein as lenders dash into books

    The City of Vienna’s loans are three times subscribed three weeks into the marketing process, as investor appetite grows for longer-dated maturities.

    • 06 Dec 2017
  • Do they know it’s Christmas? World Bank lines up as New Brunswick returns

    SSA bankers looking to get their Christmas shopping in early were in a slight state of shock on Tuesday, as World Bank lined up a dollar deal to follow a Canadian province’s return to the currency after a six year hiatus.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • Lugano clinches tight pricing as Swiss settle for Christmas

    Lugano nipped into the Swiss franc bond market on Tuesday, with its first issuance since Moody’s gave the city its first official credit rating. Lugano will likely be one of the last borrowers to raise Swiss francs this year, as the market enters its quietest month.

    • 30 Nov 2017

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 4,822.01 5 6.78%
2 NatWest Markets 3,741.73 3 5.26%
3 Citi 3,544.03 6 4.98%
4 Goldman Sachs 3,231.80 5 4.54%
5 Barclays 2,461.72 2 3.46%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 8,145.87 7 13.12%
2 Citi 7,609.31 11 12.26%
3 Deutsche Bank 7,459.81 7 12.02%
4 Goldman Sachs 6,147.24 8 9.90%
5 JPMorgan 6,097.01 8 9.82%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 7,351.66 8 10.93%
2 JPMorgan 6,925.07 9 10.29%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 6,342.60 7 9.43%
4 Goldman Sachs 5,890.15 6 8.75%
5 Citi 5,011.57 14 7.45%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 14,913.06 34 9.57%
2 JPMorgan 14,450.74 42 9.27%
3 Goldman Sachs 12,082.56 15 7.75%
4 Deutsche Bank 11,044.38 20 7.08%
5 HSBC 10,585.95 16 6.79%