Vote now: GlobalCapital US Securitization Awards

GlobalCapital is pleased to present the nominees for the annual US ABS awards, recognizing excellence across the structured finance industry.

  • By GlobalCapital
  • 08 Mar 2017
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The short lists include three nominees per category. The lists were compiled using a combination of industry nominations collected over a six week period, peer review conducted by the publication and GlobalCapital’s own research. 

The awards will be presented at a gala dinner in New York on May 23.

Voters do not need to be subscribers to GlobalCapital. To ensure that the awards are an accurate reflection of the market, you are strongly encouraged to forward the survey link to clients and peers. 

When you are ready to cast your vote, please click here to access the survey
. The full list of nominees is also included below.

If you have any questions, please contact global securitization editor, Max Adams, at max.adams@globalcapital.com or at 212-224-3293. 

For questions about attending or sponsoring the event please contact US publisher, Kevin Dougherty, at kevin.dougherty@globalcapital.com or at 212-224-3288.


Bank Awards

Overall Best Securitization Bank

-          Bank of America Merrill Lynch

-          Wells Fargo

-          Credit Suisse

ABS Bank of the Year

-          Credit Suisse

-          JP Morgan

-          Bank of America Merrill Lynch

CMBS Bank of the Year

-          JP Morgan

-          Bank of America Merrill Lynch

-          Wells Fargo

RMBS Bank of the Year

-          Bank of America Merrill Lynch

-          JP Morgan

-          Wells Fargo

CLO Arranger of the Year

-          Credit Suisse

-          Morgan Stanley

-          Citi

Esoteric ABS Bank of the Year

-          Guggenheim

-          Bank of America Merrill Lynch

-          Barclays

Securitization Trustee of the Year

-          US Bank

-          Wilmington Trust

-          Wells Fargo

Issuer Awards

Overall Best Securitization Issuer

-          Fannie Mae

-          Freddie Mac

-          Santander Consumer USA

ABS Issuer of the Year

-          Verizon Communications

-          GM Financial

-          Santander Consumer USA

CMBS Issuer of the Year

-          Wells Fargo

-          JP Morgan

-          Freddie Mac

RMBS Issuer of the Year

-          JP Morgan

-          Fannie Mae

-          Freddie Mac

Esoteric ABS Issuer of the Year

-          Ygrene Energy Fund

-          Renovate America

-          Air Lease Corporation

CLO Manager of the Year

-          GSO/Blackstone

-          Octagon Credit Investors

-          Apollo Global Management

Law Firm Awards

Overall Best Securitization Law Firm

-          Mayer Brown

-          Cadwalader

-          Dechert

ABS Law Firm of the year

-          Mayer Brown

-          Sidley Austin

-          Katten

RMBS Law Firm of the Year

-          Morgan Lewis

-          Hunton & Williams

-          Cadwalader

CMBS Law Firm of the Year

-          Cadwalader

-          Dechert

-          Sidley Austin

Esoteric ABS Law Firm of the Year

-          Winston & Strawn

-          Kramer Levin

-          Cadwalader

CLO Law Firm of the Year

-          Dechert

-          Milbank

-          Cadwalader

Accounting Firm Awards

Overall Best Securitization Accounting Firm

-          PwC

-          Deloitte

-          EY

ABS Accounting Firm of the Year

-          Deloitte

-          PwC

-          EY

CMBS Accounting Firm of the Year

-          Deloitte

-          KPMG

-          PwC

RMBS Accounting Firm of the Year

-          Deloitte

-          PwC

-          EY

Esoteric ABS Accounting Firm of the Year

-          KPMG

-          EY

-          PwC

CLO Accounting Firm of the Year

-          Deloitte

-          EY

-          KPMG

Data Provider Awards

Overall Best Securitization Data Provider

-          Intex

-          Bloomberg

-          PeerIQ

ABS Data Provider of the Year

-          Finsight

-          Intex

-          Bloomberg

CMBS Data Provider of the Year

-          Trepp

-          Intex

-          Bloomberg

RMBS Data Provider of the Year

-          MBS DATA

-          Fannie Mae Loan Performance Data

-          Intex

CLO Data Provider of the Year

-          Moody’s Analytics

-          Intex

-          Bloomberg

Deal of the Year Awards

ABS Deal of the Year

-          VZOT 2016-1 (Verizon wireless handset payment ABS)

-          DRIVE 2016-C (Subprime auto ABS from Santander)

-          Toyota 2016-C (Prime auto ABS from Toyota)

CMBS Deal of the Year

-          WFCM 2016-BNK1 (risk retention compliant CMBS conduit led by Wells Fargo)

-          CSMC 2016-NXSR (risk retention compliant CMBS conduit led by Credit Suisse)

-          FREMF 2016-KW01 (Freddie Mac securitization of mortgages on workforce housing)

RMBS Deal of the Year

-          CAS 2016-C01 (Fannie Mae credit risk transfer)

-          SoFi Mortgage Trust 2016-1 (marketplace originated mortgage securitization from SoFi)

-          STACR 2016-HQA3 (Freddie Mac credit risk transfer)

Esoteric ABS Deal of the Year

-          GoodGreen 2016-1 (securitization of PACE liens from Ygrene Energy Fund)

-          HERO 2016-3 (securitization of PACE liens from Renovate America)

-          BBIRD 2016-1 (securitization of aircraft leases from Air Lease Corporation)

CLO Deal of the Year

-          Madison Park Funding XXI (Credit Suisse Asset Management)

-          Octagon Credit Investors 25 (Octagon Credit Investors)

ACAS CLO IX (ACAS CLO Management)


  • By GlobalCapital
  • 08 Mar 2017

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Societe Generale 13.43
2 Rabobank 12.61
3 Morgan Stanley 10.27
4 Barclays 7.86
5 Natwest Markets (RBS) 7.15

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,561.02 56 11.69%
2 Wells Fargo Securities 18,160.90 57 11.44%
3 JPMorgan 12,092.45 38 7.62%
4 Citi 11,878.92 43 7.48%
5 Credit Suisse 9,276.87 26 5.84%