DSTA appoints advisors for upcoming DDAs

The Dutch State Treasury Agency (DSTA) has appointed ING Bank, Jefferies and Rabobank as its advisors for the upcoming Dutch Direct Auction (DDA) of the new 10-years benchmark bond. ABN Amro Bank, HSBC and Nordea are appointed as advisors for the upcoming DDA of the green bond. ABN Amro Bank also serves as sole green bond structuring advisor.  Moreover, the DSTA has hired Crédit Agricole CIB as an independent green consultant in the process leading up to the green bond DDA.

The advisors of the DDAs are selected based on their primary dealer ranking of 2018. Expertise, experience and distributional capacities with regards to green bond issuances is also taken into consideration for the selection of the green bond advisors.

The DDA of the new 10-years benchmark Dutch State Loan (DSL), as announced in the issuance calendar and the Outlook 2019, will take place in February/March 2019. The DDA of the green DSL is planned for the second quarter of 2019.

Further details will be made available in due time.