Issuers must adapt to new reality of funding costs, say bankers

With no end to the senior unsecured funding drought in sight, bankers on Tuesday said issuers needed to face up to wider spreads and higher new issue premiums for primary issuance. The Eurozone debt crisis has stifled activity in the bank funding market and deals are thin on the ground — only three new issues have been priced since the first week of June.

  • 19 Jul 2011

“People need to get used to this new reality and convince investors to start putting risk on the table again,” said one syndicate banker. “Investors still have funds coming in and they need to put that money down somewhere.”

One syndicate head said the market needed to put spreads ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 2,834.20 10 8.57%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,188.22 8 6.62%
3 Commerzbank Group 1,973.37 9 5.97%
4 BNP Paribas 1,904.07 6 5.76%
5 LBBW 1,880.25 7 5.69%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Jan 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 14,170.16 27 10.64%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,925.37 24 8.95%
3 Citi 9,905.55 26 7.44%
4 Barclays 8,491.43 14 6.38%
5 Goldman Sachs 7,806.19 24 5.86%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 12,892.79 18 13.58%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,724.83 17 11.29%
3 Goldman Sachs 10,674.85 18 11.24%
4 Citi 8,455.71 16 8.90%
5 Barclays 7,531.36 10 7.93%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,188.22 8 11.15%
2 LBBW 1,773.99 6 9.04%
3 BNP Paribas 1,422.29 4 7.25%
4 HSBC 1,372.05 4 6.99%
5 UBS 1,350.40 4 6.88%

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
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 811.76 5 11.41%
2 Citi 712.63 4 10.01%
3 BNP Paribas 602.64 3 8.47%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 546.86 3 7.68%
5 JPMorgan 436.73 3 6.14%