Belgian covered bond law to set new standards

Prospects for the birth of a Belgian covered bond market have taken a leap forward with the recent formation of a new government after a year and a half of political deadlock. Market participants say that the chance of a covered bond law in the country is finally looking stronger.

  • 03 Feb 2012
And when it does appear, it looks set to do more than merely copy tried and tested regimes. The final draft has all the hallmarks of existing robust continental frameworks, such as the Pfandbrief law, but according to a lawyer involved in the drafting, it goes even further ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Aug 2016
1 UBS 9,565.55 57 6.00%
2 HSBC 9,210.35 51 5.78%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 8,176.21 37 5.13%
4 Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg - LBBW 7,975.45 47 5.00%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,700.72 45 4.83%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Aug 2016
1 JPMorgan 64,381.14 281 6.79%
2 Citi 58,699.72 316 6.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 53,627.92 267 5.66%
4 Morgan Stanley 53,248.59 234 5.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 52,912.05 255 5.58%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Aug 2016
1 JPMorgan 51,749.84 204 10.87%
2 Citi 49,176.89 244 10.33%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 43,396.00 216 9.11%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 38,705.31 184 8.13%
5 Morgan Stanley 38,523.94 176 8.09%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Aug 2016
1 Credit Agricole CIB 7,016.13 25 8.37%
2 UBS 5,981.15 20 7.13%
3 BNP Paribas 5,603.49 21 6.68%
4 Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg - LBBW 5,306.88 20 6.33%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,873.19 20 5.81%

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
  • 23 Aug 2016
1 BNP Paribas 6,163.54 19 11.44%
2 HSBC 5,625.84 17 10.45%
3 UBS 5,562.70 20 10.33%
4 Barclays 3,189.25 8 5.92%
5 JPMorgan 2,909.54 15 5.40%