Senior sidelined in favour of covered bonds as sovereign volatility and blackouts bite

The senior unsecured market was an irrelevance for most FIG borrowers this week, with results season hitting full swing and those few issuers that were in the market preferring to focus on covered bonds.

  • 20 Apr 2012

BPCE provided some activity with a €250m tap of its 2017s, but other issuers sidestepped the market as daily volatility in credit indices threatened to seep through into cash spreads.

"There have been some exaggerated moves in CDS indices, mostly led by the street," a FIG syndicator told EuroWeek ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,366.35 53 6.13%
2 UniCredit 8,290.73 65 4.90%
3 BNP Paribas 7,888.81 37 4.66%
4 LBBW 7,715.16 44 4.56%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,314.58 47 4.32%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 95,196.13 374 7.34%
2 Citi 84,377.63 495 6.50%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 82,995.76 326 6.40%
4 Goldman Sachs 77,646.91 437 5.98%
5 JPMorgan 75,640.06 362 5.83%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 70,948.10 379 10.97%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,776.05 274 10.32%
3 Morgan Stanley 64,170.02 266 9.92%
4 JPMorgan 62,011.49 273 9.59%
5 Goldman Sachs 56,891.64 364 8.80%

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 6.98%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.90%
3 BNP Paribas 4,946.20 16 6.22%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,748.11 18 5.97%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,389.40 18 5.52%

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 13.34%
2 HSBC 8,738.18 35 12.75%
3 BNP Paribas 4,721.16 25 6.89%
4 Citi 4,398.19 35 6.42%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.31%