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  • Super rare name comes to red hot dollar market

    The super hot dollar market is set to welcome a pair of SSAs on Thursday — including a rare name in the currency — after a mid-week lull in issuance.

    • 16 Jan 2019
  • BNG to lay down crucial marker for smaller SSAs

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten hit screens for its first euro benchmark of the year on Wednesday. The deal will be closely watched by the market as an important reference for what the environment looks like for the smaller euro public sector borrowers in 2019.

    • 16 Jan 2019
  • EDC to go on road for euro debut amid scorching conditions

    Export Development Canada will head out for a roadshow next month for its first benchmark in euros, taking advantage of the attractive market conditions for issuing in the currency for dollar funders. More deals could follow from debut and rare issuers in euros, with several borrowers looking “closely” at the cross currency basis swap, according to bankers.

    • 16 Jan 2019
  • Italy and EIB soak up huge euro demand ahead of Brexit vote

    Italy and the European Investment received combined orders of over €50bn in the euro public sector market on Tuesday before what could be an even more uncertain period in Europe, with the UK parliament set to vote on prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agreement later in the evening.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • SSAs find size in dollars as supply tipped to run

    Public sector borrowers printed over $10bn of bonds on Tuesday in a dollar market that SSA bankers expect to keep its momentum in the weeks ahead.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • SNCF Réseau plans €2.5bn of green bonds in 2019

    SNCF Réseau will aim to boost its volume of green bonds this year in public and private markets, after cutting short its funding last year as a result of potential French railway reforms that became a reality at the end of 2018.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • Ivanka Trump and the World Bank — a blessing in disguise?

    Ivanka Trump, a US businesswoman better known as the daughter of US president Donald Trump, is set to help out in the search for a new World Bank president. While she is likely the least qualified person ever to have assisted in the process of appointing such an important position, the tempering influence she may have on her father’s disdain for multilateralism could be a blessing — at least the best we can hope for in these politically insane times.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • CPPIB finds good demand as three more SSAs hit screens for dollars

    CPPIB Capital was comfortably oversubscribed for its $2bn trade on Monday with the dollar SSA market remaining attractive at the short end. Agence Francaise de Developpement, KfW and Kommuninvest will look to tap into lucrative conditions in the currency after mandating banks for deals on Tuesday.

    • 14 Jan 2019
  • SNCF Réseau pays big NIP for green, EIB to follow in euro 10s

    SNCF Réseau paid a significant new issue premium for its first benchmark green bond since 2017 on Monday. The European Investment Bank will issue its own 10 year euro bond on Tuesday, following trades in sterling and dollars earlier in the year.

    • 14 Jan 2019
  • Philippines looks to issue cat bond

    The Philippines is preparing a sovereign catastrophe bond, the World Bank said on Monday. The imperilled country could be the next to use the instrument as insurance against natural disasters.

    • 14 Jan 2019

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 4,065.52 3 14.97%
2 Citi 3,902.17 4 14.37%
3 HSBC 3,735.13 3 13.76%
4 BNP Paribas 3,073.09 4 11.32%
5 Barclays 2,241.64 2 8.26%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,515.04 10 16.93%
2 Citi 4,570.65 7 14.03%
3 Barclays 4,294.63 4 13.19%
4 HSBC 3,991.33 4 12.25%
5 BNP Paribas 3,164.15 4 9.71%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 7,944.50 9 12.59%
2 UniCredit 6,881.29 9 10.90%
3 HSBC 5,554.84 5 8.80%
4 BNP Paribas 4,996.87 7 7.92%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,801.82 6 7.61%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 14,090.09 29 12.36%
2 Citi 10,860.80 22 9.53%
3 HSBC 10,854.62 17 9.52%
4 Barclays 9,727.11 17 8.53%
5 BNP Paribas 8,260.87 15 7.25%