Covered bond awards 2017: Poll now open, shortlists and nominations

The Cover and GlobalCapital’s covered bond awards are now open. The following lists show the number of shortlist nominations and those that were actually shortlisted.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 14 Jul 2017
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The poll is now live and can be found here:

https://www.research.net/r/TheCoverAwards2017

TheCover/GlobalCapital sought the advice of the market before deciding on the following shortlists.

Bold and italicised are shortlisted, other deals/houses were nominated but didn't make the shortlist.

One vote per institution.

There are no shortlists for:

Best liquidity provider

Best research 

Best distribution. 

New awards:

Best bank for inaugural issuers. 

Best bank for niche currencies (£+$+A$+Sfr)

New methodology 

All participants can vote in all categories

The awards period:

August 2016 to July 2017.

Voting period:

Friday July 14 to Friday August 18. 

The awards will be revealed on Thursday, September 14 2017 at the The Cover Awards Dinner at Casa Llotja de Mar in Barcelona, which follows the Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress, also in Barcelona.

Sterling deal

RBS £1bn May 2020

BMO £800m July 2020   

Lloyds £1bn Jan 2020

Barclays €1bn May 2020

NAB £450m Nov 2021

RBC £500mm Dec 2021

BNS £500m Sep 2021

BayernLB £250m Dec 2021

PBB £250m 2020

Abbey £1bn May 2020


Dollar deal


BMO $1.75bn Jan 2022

DNB $1.5bn Mar 2022

Stadshypotek $1.25bn Apr 2022

LBBW $750m Jan 2020

UOB $500mm Mar 2020

SR Boligkreditt $600m Apr 2022

Helaba $600mm Aug 2020

Toronto Dominion $1.75bn Jan 2022

PBB $600m Apr 2020

Stadshypotek $1.25bn Apr 2022


Debut deal


Rabobank €1.5bn May 2024, €1bn May 2032

PKO €500m Jun 2022

OCBC €500m Mar 2022

BoQ €500m Jul 2022

Caja Rural de Navarra ESG €500m Dec 2023

Saastopankki €250m Jun 2025

BNP Fortis €500m Oct 2023

DBS €750m Jan 2024


Euro deal


Caffil €1bn May 2024, €750m May 2032

Crédit Agricole €1bn Apr 2025, €1bn Feb 2032, €500m Feb 2037

Rabobank €1.5bn May 2024, €1bn May 2032

ABN Amro €2bn Jan 2032, €0.25bn Jan 2037 (+€1bn+€1.25bn)

Westpac €1bn May 2024, €500m May 2032

PKO €500m Jun 2022

UOB €500m Mar 2022

Nationwide €1bn Jun 2032

SCBC €750m Mar 2027

BoQ €500m Jul 2022

Bank of New Zealand Jun 2021

NAB €1.25bn Mar 2022

Cariparma CA €750m Mar 2025, €750m Mar 2029

Santander Totta €1bn Apr 2024

LBBW €1bn Apr 2025

OP Mortgage Bank €1bn mar 2024

Sparebank 1 Boligkreditt €1bn Jan 2022

BCP €1bn May 2022

CFF €1.5bn Sep 2022

Sabadell €1bn Apr 2027

WL Bank €500m Mar 2024


Global deal


UOB €500m Mar 2022, $500m Mar 2020

DNB €2bn Jan 2022

ABN Amro €2bn Jan 2032, €0.25bn Jan 2037 (+€1bn+€1.25bn)

Crédit Agricole €1bn Apr 2025, €1bn Feb 2032, €500m Feb 2037

BMO $1.75bn Jan 2022

Rabobank €1.5bn May 2024, €1bn May 2032

Toronto Dominion $1.75bn Jan 2022

BMO €1.75bn Oct 2023

BNS  £500m Sep 2021


Euro issuer


Crédit Agricole

ABN Amro

Caffil

DNB

Rabobank

SBAB

PKO

Nationwide

Swedbank

Westpac

Helaba

Cariparma CA


Global issuer


DNB

Toronto Dominion

LBBW

Crédit Agricole

BMO

NAB

BNS

CBA

ABN Amro

PBB

CIBC

Stadshypotek

Caffil

UOB

Westpac

RBC

Nordea


Best Bank for niche currencies


HSBC

UBS

Goldman Sachs

Santander

Credit Suisse

Citi

Lloyds

DBS

TD Securities


Best Structuring and ALM Advisory


BNP Paribas

Barclays

HSBC

UBS

Credit Suisse

Société Générale

Natixis

JP Morgan


Best Bank for inaugural issuers


LBBW

BNP Paribas

HSBC

UBS

JP Morgan

NAB

UniCredit

Société Générale

NordLB

Commerzbank


Best Syndicate


UniCredit

Commerzbank

HSBC

LBBW

Crédit Agricole CIB

BNP Paribas

Société Générale

UBS

Goldman Sachs

Santander

Natixis

DZ Bank

NordLB


Euro Lead


BNP Paribas

Commerzbank

LBBW

UniCredit

Société Générale

Crédit Agricole CIB

Natixis

HSBC

UBS

NordLB

Santander

DekaBank


Global House


HSBC

BNP Paribas

UBS

JP Morgan

Barclays

Credit Suisse    

Commerzbank

UniCredit

Crédit Agricole CIB


For more information about the awards and the shortlists, please contact Bill Thornhill - bill.thornhill@globalcapital.com

For more information about booking your table at the awards dinner, please contact Daniel Elton - daniel.elton@globalcapital.com


  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 14 Jul 2017

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,196.65 41 6.02%
2 UniCredit 7,570.25 62 4.96%
3 Commerzbank Group 6,961.50 44 4.56%
4 BNP Paribas 6,833.59 30 4.48%
5 LBBW 6,799.87 38 4.45%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 86,402.71 348 7.34%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 76,648.22 289 6.51%
3 Goldman Sachs 74,333.73 393 6.31%
4 Citi 74,212.55 449 6.30%
5 JPMorgan 69,612.35 336 5.91%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 63,244.76 346 10.45%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,666.77 244 10.35%
3 Morgan Stanley 62,567.41 249 10.34%
4 JPMorgan 57,709.83 258 9.53%
5 Goldman Sachs 54,069.13 322 8.93%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,349.05 21 7.30%
2 LBBW 5,191.72 18 7.08%
3 BNP Paribas 4,566.36 14 6.23%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,553.92 17 6.21%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,242.73 17 5.79%

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 Barclays 8,682.34 22 13.77%
2 HSBC 8,067.77 29 12.79%
3 BNP Paribas 4,343.93 23 6.89%
4 Credit Suisse 4,219.22 21 6.69%
5 Citi 3,992.43 32 6.33%