Issuers face big premia to re-open market

French covered bonds widened this week following concerns that the sovereign could lose its triple-A rating. Meanwhile, traders reported buying in Spanish and Italian covered bonds as investors moved out of government paper, while core issuers faced up to paying wider new issue premiums.

  • 12 Aug 2011

In the primary market issuers face new issue premiums of up to 20bp, said syndicate bankers, and Wednesday’s successful KfW trade (see Public Sector Borrowers) has made issuance no less daunting.

One syndicate banker said that while KfW’s trade was well received, it was premature to suggest this had ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 6,375.47 26 6.20%
2 UniCredit 5,399.24 41 5.25%
3 LBBW 5,318.25 24 5.17%
4 Commerzbank Group 5,219.76 31 5.07%
5 BNP Paribas 5,158.04 19 5.01%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 May 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 139,173.11 554 6.60%
2 JPMorgan 135,505.56 612 6.43%
3 Citi 127,910.15 757 6.07%
4 Goldman Sachs 125,520.43 675 5.95%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 119,876.60 536 5.69%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 104,210.95 417 10.23%
2 Citi 99,111.89 557 9.73%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 94,929.57 429 9.32%
4 Morgan Stanley 89,025.14 390 8.74%
5 Goldman Sachs 85,770.72 496 8.42%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 4,341.11 15 7.68%
2 BNP Paribas 4,287.01 13 7.58%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,185.05 17 7.40%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,637.13 14 6.43%
5 Commerzbank Group 3,172.12 12 5.61%

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 May 2017
1 HSBC 5,378.40 21 6.13%
2 Barclays 4,839.18 14 5.52%
3 Credit Suisse 3,558.82 15 4.06%
4 BNP Paribas 3,205.75 15 3.65%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,788.75 18 3.18%