Swiss Re set to bring insurance sector’s first permanent writedown Coco

Swiss Re is meeting investors in its home country on Monday on the final day of the roadshow for a potential contingent capital trade, which is set to be the first Coco from an insurance issuer to feature permanent writedown. Bankers say the deal could inspire more issuance from insurers looking for a more efficient alternative to catastrophe bonds.

  • 04 Mar 2013
Holders of the bond will be wiped out if the issuer’s solvency, according to the Swiss Solvency Test, falls below a certain threshold, expected to be 125%. Swiss Re has issued Cocos before, but they are convertible to equity at the issuer’s behest, rather than featuring a hard ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 HSBC 9,196.65 41 5.99%
2 UniCredit 7,570.25 62 4.93%
3 Commerzbank Group 6,961.50 44 4.53%
4 BNP Paribas 6,833.59 30 4.45%
5 LBBW 6,799.87 38 4.43%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Morgan Stanley 87,141.20 354 7.38%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 77,072.36 291 6.52%
3 Citi 74,500.48 457 6.31%
4 Goldman Sachs 74,364.46 394 6.29%
5 JPMorgan 70,116.95 339 5.93%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 63,366.76 350 10.44%
2 Morgan Stanley 63,226.50 254 10.42%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 63,090.92 246 10.39%
4 JPMorgan 58,108.98 259 9.57%
5 Goldman Sachs 54,070.01 323 8.91%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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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 %
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1 Barclays 8,682.34 22 13.73%
2 HSBC 8,067.77 29 12.75%
3 BNP Paribas 4,343.93 23 6.87%
4 Credit Suisse 4,219.22 21 6.67%
5 Citi 4,059.10 33 6.42%