Mega-issuer EU unifies bond market approach

Published: February 7, 2023

The European Union raised €5bn by tapping existing bonds in its first syndication of 2023, with a blowout deal using the borrower’s new approach to bond sales that consolidates all its programmes into one monolithic issuing entity. 

The EU tapped its 3% March 2025s in January via arranging banks BNP Paribas, JP Morgan, NatWest Markets, Nomura and UniCredit.

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