Forget the ABOs…how to sell £66bn of UK bank shares for a profit

The UK Treasury could turn its £66bn bank share disposal problem on its head by distributing stock to taxpayers in conjunction with a £10bn institutional placement and a £5bn sale of exchangeable bonds. The novel scheme has been proposed by former bankers working for corporate advisory outfit Portman Capital Partners, writing for Conservative think-tank the Centre for Policy Studies.

  • 16 May 2011

The crux of the scheme (click here for the full CPS report) is to remove the structural overhang that any eventual sale of Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland stock through conventional means — whether placement or exchangeable bond — will have to contend with.

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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%