Russia aims to tighten covered bond legislation

New proposals to tighten up Russian covered bond legislation could make the asset class look more like established jurisdictions, bankers hope. The Russian mortgage market has grown quickly, lifting prospects for fledgling covered bond issuance. But despite being Ucits-eligible and in line with the European Covered Bond Council’s Label definition, the country’s legal framework is not yet aligned with western Europe’s.

  • 04 May 2012
The country’s mortgage market has increased from €3.5bn equivalent four years ago to €17bn last year. The Russian government hopes to expand it from 7.2% of GDP in 2015 to 15.5% of GDP by 2030. With around half of this funding likely to come from covered bonds, the ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 06 Dec 2016
1 UBS 12,062.01 77 5.87%
2 HSBC 11,342.38 64 5.52%
3 BNP Paribas 10,550.01 50 5.14%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 9,998.56 48 4.87%
5 Commerzbank Group 9,685.30 59 4.72%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 05 Dec 2016
1 JPMorgan 92,977.13 409 6.84%
2 Citi 84,983.27 488 6.25%
3 Morgan Stanley 79,079.95 348 5.81%
4 Goldman Sachs 77,314.51 403 5.68%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 74,413.02 367 5.47%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 06 Dec 2016
1 JPMorgan 73,418.06 292 10.66%
2 Citi 69,010.11 380 10.02%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,837.42 312 9.12%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 56,482.87 249 8.20%
5 Morgan Stanley 56,285.40 264 8.17%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 06 Dec 2016
1 Credit Agricole CIB 8,361.81 30 8.01%
2 BNP Paribas 7,357.30 28 7.04%
3 UBS 6,976.66 25 6.68%
4 UniCredit 6,176.37 25 5.91%
5 LBBW 5,995.79 23 5.74%

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
  • 06 Dec 2016
1 HSBC 8,089.13 23 10.89%
2 UBS 6,893.97 28 9.28%
3 BNP Paribas 6,822.83 24 9.19%
4 Barclays 5,779.90 18 7.78%
5 Citi 4,814.05 25 6.48%