Trend to quality continues in covered with WL benchmark

Germany’s WL Bank restarted supply in the covered bond market on Wednesday, launching a Eu1bn five year deal which, along with a twin five year jumbo from Dexia Municipal Agency the same day, represented the sum total of primary issuance this week. An infrequent top tier issuer, WL Bank followed a recent trend in the covered space towards modest yet well received supply from rare high quality names.

  • 13 May 2011
"WL Bank's Jumbo pfandbriefe continue to attract investors who like the stability of the German co-operative banking sector and the continued, good profitability of the firm. This latest issue attracted some large investors into the covered bond market for the first time," said Ted Lord head of covered ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 BNP Paribas 1,771.98 5 9.12%
2 HSBC 1,629.73 7 8.39%
3 Commerzbank Group 1,363.68 5 7.02%
4 UBS 1,350.40 4 6.95%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 978.07 4 5.03%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 8,638.50 15 11.13%
2 Barclays 7,212.69 10 9.29%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,158.31 19 7.93%
4 Credit Suisse 5,544.13 9 7.14%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,837.98 10 6.23%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 Citi 7,161.15 5 19.51%
2 Barclays 5,414.82 3 14.75%
3 Credit Suisse 4,540.95 3 12.37%
4 Goldman Sachs 2,308.61 5 6.29%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,294.43 1 6.25%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 BNP Paribas 1,422.29 4 10.47%
2 UBS 1,350.40 4 9.94%
3 Commerzbank Group 1,126.47 3 8.29%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 978.07 4 7.20%
5 BayernLB 954.49 3 7.03%

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
  • 03 Jan 2017
1 HSBC 8,187.43 25 5.18%
2 BNP Paribas 7,618.57 27 4.82%
3 UBS 7,366.70 31 4.66%
4 Barclays 5,784.35 18 3.66%
5 Citi 4,896.19 26 3.10%