‘Fire and fury’ comments improve Pfandbriefe value

Covered bond spreads were marginally cheaper to Bunds across the board on Friday after a flight to safety caused German government bonds to rally. The move should bode well for the many issuers that will need to refinance maturing Pfandbriefe in the next few weeks.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 11 Aug 2017

This week’s Bund rally followed a flight to safety bid that came after US president Donald Trump tweeted that the US was preparing to neutralise North Korea’s nascent nuclear war machine. 

After he warned that North Korea would face ‘fire and fury,’ the 10 year composite Bund yield ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Aug 2017
1 HSBC 8,472.52 36 6.37%
2 Commerzbank Group 6,654.93 41 5.00%
3 BNP Paribas 6,477.17 27 4.87%
4 UniCredit 6,430.25 52 4.84%
5 LBBW 6,140.56 29 4.62%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Aug 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 75,952.72 282 7.54%
2 Goldman Sachs 66,497.12 334 6.61%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 65,883.47 240 6.54%
4 Citi 63,534.14 368 6.31%
5 JPMorgan 61,805.38 292 6.14%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Aug 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 57,872.19 205 10.77%
2 Citi 55,692.96 290 10.36%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 53,031.38 203 9.87%
4 JPMorgan 51,094.81 223 9.51%
5 Goldman Sachs 51,087.97 275 9.50%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Aug 2017
1 LBBW 5,014.64 17 7.61%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,741.46 19 7.19%
3 BNP Paribas 4,566.36 14 6.93%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,553.92 17 6.91%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,066.97 16 6.17%

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
  • 15 Aug 2017
1 JPMorgan 1,146.87 54 26.19%
2 Citi 623.93 16 14.25%
3 TD Securities Inc 524.39 8 11.98%
4 Deutsche Bank 499.78 5 11.41%
5 Nomura 360.08 7 8.22%