Cats and cards ahead for ABS

Primary issuance in the European securitisation market is expected to improve after the summer break, despite there being just two small transactions in the pipeline. Capital One (Europe) is expected to issue unrated ABS notes backed by credit card receivables, while Hannover Re is preparing Eurus III, a €75m natural catastrophe bond.

  • 29 Aug 2012
Capital One (Europe) is preparing a securitisation backed by UK credit cards, Carlisle Castle 2012-A, according to ratings reports. Fitch says CapOne has added around 620,000 accounts, with a total receivables balance of around £290m, to the trust, as of 21 August 2012. The pool is made up ...

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 6,665 23 12.97
2 Citi 5,781 17 11.25
3 BNP Paribas 3,715 15 7.23
4 Barclays 2,853 9 5.55
5 Credit Suisse 2,783 8 5.42

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1 Citi 99,250.27 279 13.13%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 91,648.43 266 12.13%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 72,661.39 222 9.61%
4 JPMorgan 52,367.24 169 6.93%
5 Credit Suisse 41,885.89 127 5.54%