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
  • 19 Jul 2016
1 UBS 9,075.57 52 6.06%
2 HSBC 8,695.73 48 5.81%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 8,119.63 36 5.43%
4 Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg - LBBW 7,785.63 44 5.20%
5 BNP Paribas 7,513.16 35 5.02%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Jul 2016
1 JPMorgan 50,311.72 231 6.52%
2 Citi 46,776.04 257 6.06%
3 HSBC 45,456.48 184 5.89%
4 Goldman Sachs 42,909.63 219 5.56%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 42,214.19 204 5.47%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Jul 2016
1 Citi 116,547.48 555 11.18%
2 JPMorgan 115,993.75 459 11.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 103,425.02 462 9.92%
4 Goldman Sachs 82,924.68 450 7.96%
5 Morgan Stanley 81,589.64 391 7.83%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Jul 2016
1 Credit Agricole CIB 7,016.13 25 8.65%
2 UBS 5,981.15 20 7.38%
3 BNP Paribas 5,603.49 21 6.91%
4 Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg - LBBW 5,306.88 20 6.55%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,528.16 19 5.59%

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
  • 19 Jul 2016
1 HSBC 5,625.84 17 12.58%
2 BNP Paribas 5,033.74 15 11.26%
3 UBS 3,892.79 17 8.71%
4 Barclays 2,454.68 7 5.49%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,453.63 14 5.49%