GlobalCapital Covered Bond Awards 2017: the winners

The Cover and GlobalCapital held the annual Covered Bond Awards Dinner on Thursday night at Casa Llotja de Mar in Barcelona, celebrating the best performers in the market.

  • By Bill Thornhill, Jasper Cox
  • 15 Sep 2017
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As well as the usual awards, there were new prizes for the best banks for niche currencies and for inaugural issuers.

The awards reflected performance from August 2016 to July 2017.

The full list of nominations can be seen here.

The shortlists are below, with the winner in bold at the top of the list:

Best Sterling Deal

RBS £1.25bn May 2020

Bank of Montreal £800m July 2020   

Lloyds £1bn Jan 2020

Barclays €1bn May 2020

National Australia Bank £450m Nov 2021

Best Dollar Deal

Bank of Montreal $1.75bn Jan 2022

DNB $1.5bn Mar 2022

Stadshypotek $1.25bn Apr 2022

LBBW $750m Jan 2020

UOB $500mm Mar 2020

Best 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

Best Euro Deal

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

Caffil €1bn May 2024, €750m May 2032

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


Best Global Deal

ABN Amro €2.25bn January 2032, January 2037 

UOB €500m Mar 2022, $500m Mar 2020

DNB €2bn Jan 2022

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

BMO $1.75bn Jan 2022

Best Euro Issuer

Crédit Agricole

ABN Amro

Caffil

DNB

Rabobank

Best Global Issuer

LBBW

DNB

Toronto Dominion

Crédit Agricole

BMO

Best Research

Crédit Agricole

(no shortlist)

Best Distribution

LBBW

(no shortlist)

Best Bank for Niche Currencies

HSBC

UBS

Goldman Sachs

Santander

Credit Suisse

Best Structuring and Advisory

Barclays

BNP Paribas

HSBC

UBS

Credit Suisse

Best Bank for Inaugural Issuers

LBBW

BNP Paribas

HSBC

UBS

JP Morgan

Best Liquidity Provider

Santander

(no shortlist)

Editor’s Choice

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

(no shortlist)

Best Syndicate

BNP Paribas

UniCredit

Commerzbank

HSBC

LBBW

Crédit Agricole CIB

Euro House

Commerzbank

BNP Paribas

LBBW

UniCredit

Société Générale

Crédit Agricole CIB

Global House

HSBC

BNP Paribas

UBS

JP Morgan

Barclays


  • By Bill Thornhill, Jasper Cox
  • 15 Sep 2017

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,856.90 55 6.33%
2 UniCredit 8,379.23 66 4.88%
3 BNP Paribas 7,918.03 38 4.62%
4 Commerzbank Group 7,805.13 49 4.55%
5 LBBW 7,715.16 44 4.50%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 96,135.23 376 7.37%
2 Citi 84,377.63 495 6.47%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 83,137.98 327 6.37%
4 Goldman Sachs 80,248.79 441 6.15%
5 JPMorgan 75,640.26 362 5.80%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 72,529.41 382 11.01%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,918.26 275 10.16%
3 Morgan Stanley 65,732.49 269 9.98%
4 JPMorgan 62,759.86 275 9.53%
5 Goldman Sachs 59,493.52 368 9.03%

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 5,543.24 22 6.82%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.75%
3 BNP Paribas 4,946.20 16 6.09%
4 Commerzbank Group 4,830.70 19 5.95%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,748.11 18 5.84%

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 9,144.21 24 13.25%
2 HSBC 8,738.18 35 12.66%
3 BNP Paribas 4,721.16 25 6.84%
4 Citi 4,398.19 35 6.37%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.27%