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  • BNG prints big in strong dollar mart

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten this week capitalised on movements in short end dollar rates to print its largest trade in nearly two years. It was the solitary dollar benchmark this week, but with the Chinese New Year holidays out of the way and Asian investors back at their desks, bankers expect supply to pick up next week and for the very short end to still be the place to be.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Evidence builds of tighter green bond pricing

    A new study of green bond pricing has stopped short of saying that green bond issuers can generally expect to get tighter new issue premiums. But the report’s lead author did say: “Green bond buyers can’t expect to receive a new issue premium — that is itself quite a bold statement.”

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • US debt drive to boost SSAs but rock IG market

    The US government’s agreement to remove the country’s debt ceiling early in February has left the buy-side waiting for a wave of issuance from the US Treasury. But as opportunities arise for investors, one has warned that the public may end up seeing the bond market as “the bad guys” as rising yields help public sector borrowers but hinder corporates in the front end of the dollar curve. Nigel Owen and Craig McGlashan report.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • Higher rates open up new areas of euro curve

    With the return of stability to the euro public sector market, a new wave of borrowing hit this week. Four core European names brought syndications, some of which were able to access unusual or difficult tenors because of the higher rates on offer.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • KfW and NWB score in euros

    The public sector bond market in euros is in rude health thanks to the return of stability at higher yields. Two borrowers took advantage of the conditions to pull off smooth executions with skinny new issue premiums on Thursday.

    • 22 Feb 2018
  • BNG prints largest dollar deal in two years

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten on Wednesday sold its largest bond in nearly two years, as underlying rate dynamics allowed the issuer to offer a juicy spread over US Treasuries and an attractive yield to investors.

    • 21 Feb 2018
  • NWB, KfW line up as EIB and EAA bring home euros

    The euro SSA market is returning to a more aggressive pace of issuance after a slackening in tempo last week. Two borrowers raised a combined €3bn on Wednesday and another pair are set to print on Thursday.

    • 21 Feb 2018
  • Spain lands €6bn at 30 years

    Spain’s first trip to the long end of the curve in almost two years met with an overwhelming response, as the sovereign received one of the largest books ever for a 30 year bond.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • BNG to bring dollar twos amid elevated swap spreads

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten will reopen the dollar market for SSAs after a US public holiday on Monday — but is very much keeping to a trend set in the currency last week.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • BondMarker results: who rode the volatility best?

    The BondMarker voters have spoken — read on to find out their views on the deals priced in the week beginning February 5.

    • 19 Feb 2018

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 8,631.56 13 12.63%
2 JPMorgan 7,267.09 8 10.64%
3 Barclays 6,912.22 7 10.12%
4 NatWest Markets 5,400.28 4 7.90%
5 HSBC 4,881.02 6 7.14%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 15,651.00 27 14.15%
2 HSBC 11,973.58 17 10.82%
3 JPMorgan 11,557.79 19 10.45%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,047.71 21 8.18%
5 Goldman Sachs 8,869.90 16 8.02%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 13,618.01 17 9.87%
2 JPMorgan 11,435.68 20 8.29%
3 Citi 11,339.99 28 8.22%
4 NatWest Markets 9,152.73 8 6.63%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 8,464.56 15 6.13%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 31,306.13 82 9.61%
2 JPMorgan 28,433.28 108 8.73%
3 HSBC 22,935.74 61 7.04%
4 Barclays 20,560.29 40 6.31%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,261.21 27 5.30%