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
  • 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%