Deutsche and Bankia reveal polarising market

The supply-starved covered bond market highlighted its increasing credit polarisation this week with both its tightest and widest deals of the year. 2012’s lowest rated covered issuer, Spain’s Bankia, got an inaugural public transaction away at 290bp over mid-swaps despite recent Cédulas downgrades, while rare issuer Deutsche Bank attracted more than €2bn of orders in under an hour for what bankers described as a "cheap Bund" at 22bp over.

  • 24 Feb 2012

Both top tier and peripheral names are benefiting from a lack of euro benchmark supply, down €25bn on last year, bankers said. Others, including lower tier issuers from Italy and Spain, could now follow even after missing the LTRO II cut off.

But though the covered market has ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Feb 2017
1 HSBC 3,088.32 12 6.80%
2 Commerzbank Group 2,828.25 14 6.23%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,728.11 10 6.01%
4 LBBW 2,714.88 12 5.98%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,712.14 12 5.97%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Feb 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,484.12 34 8.89%
2 Morgan Stanley 17,182.07 39 8.27%
3 Goldman Sachs 16,245.61 57 7.82%
4 Citi 12,689.53 50 6.11%
5 Barclays 10,920.76 32 5.25%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Feb 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 14,998.97 26 5.85%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,527.01 45 5.28%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,723.73 24 4.57%
4 Citi 10,818.74 34 4.22%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 9,038.73 13 3.53%

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
  • 14 Feb 2017
1 Credit Suisse 2,309.08 6 15.05%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,499.19 8 9.77%
3 JPMorgan 1,236.52 7 8.06%
4 HSBC 1,133.72 7 7.39%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 1,034.32 6 6.74%