‘No upside in waiting’ for covered funding

Crédit Agricole SFH seized an opportunity to issue its fifth covered bond benchmark of the year on Monday and, by pricing flat to its curve, it showed there was little reason to wait for better execution conditions this year.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 19 Jun 2017

Having already issued a three-part deal in January and a €1.5bn 10 year in April, Crédit Agricole returned to the covered bond market on Monday to issue its fifth covered bond in six months.

With covered bond spreads still trading tight and speculation of a potential tapering ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 8,472.52 36 6.26%
2 Commerzbank Group 6,830.68 42 5.04%
3 UniCredit 6,825.82 54 5.04%
4 BNP Paribas 6,477.17 27 4.78%
5 LBBW 6,140.56 29 4.53%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 76,734.75 290 7.50%
2 Goldman Sachs 66,600.11 335 6.51%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,233.17 243 6.47%
4 Citi 64,479.12 372 6.30%
5 JPMorgan 62,617.38 297 6.12%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 58,376.99 210 10.77%
2 Citi 56,018.85 292 10.33%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 53,331.07 205 9.84%
4 JPMorgan 51,856.81 227 9.56%
5 Goldman Sachs 51,087.97 275 9.42%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 5,014.64 17 7.41%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,741.46 19 7.01%
3 BNP Paribas 4,566.36 14 6.75%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,553.92 17 6.73%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,242.73 17 6.27%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 7,876.41 27 14.03%
2 Barclays 6,735.15 18 12.00%
3 BNP Paribas 3,779.92 18 6.74%
4 Credit Suisse 3,754.01 17 6.69%
5 Citi 3,502.60 28 6.24%