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
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 HSBC 3,457.35 14 6.94%
2 Commerzbank Group 3,383.90 18 6.79%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,124.37 12 6.27%
4 LBBW 2,926.97 13 5.88%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,712.14 12 5.44%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Feb 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 22,902.35 47 9.79%
2 Goldman Sachs 19,979.12 63 8.54%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 19,349.44 40 8.27%
4 JPMorgan 14,028.73 51 6.00%
5 Citi 13,340.58 58 5.70%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 19,148.59 31 13.10%
2 Goldman Sachs 17,229.26 50 11.79%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,479.68 27 8.54%
4 JPMorgan 11,287.70 33 7.72%
5 Citi 11,280.58 39 7.72%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Feb 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,728.11 10 5.02%
2 LBBW 2,154.63 7 3.97%
3 Commerzbank Group 2,105.32 7 3.88%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 1,987.58 8 3.66%
5 HSBC 1,572.51 5 2.90%

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
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Credit Suisse 2,309.08 6 7.45%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,499.19 8 4.84%
3 JPMorgan 1,236.52 7 3.99%
4 HSBC 1,133.72 7 3.66%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 1,034.32 6 3.34%