S&P pulls out of variable principal notes

Standard & Poor’s said on Thursday that it will no longer rate obligations with variable principal payments linked to commodity prices or equity prices, or to indices linked to either of the two.

  • 11 Dec 2009

The rating agency said it was taking the action to highlight the primarily non-credit nature of such structures.

It does not apply to obligations where interest payments are linked to equity or commodity prices or indices linked to either, provided the principal is fixed or varies only in relation ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,856.90 55 6.33%
2 UniCredit 8,379.23 66 4.88%
3 BNP Paribas 7,918.03 38 4.62%
4 Commerzbank Group 7,805.13 49 4.55%
5 LBBW 7,715.16 44 4.50%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 96,135.23 376 7.34%
2 Citi 84,976.88 498 6.49%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 83,537.64 328 6.38%
4 Goldman Sachs 80,248.79 441 6.13%
5 JPMorgan 76,164.92 364 5.82%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 72,529.41 382 11.01%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,918.26 275 10.16%
3 Morgan Stanley 65,732.49 269 9.98%
4 JPMorgan 62,759.86 275 9.53%
5 Goldman Sachs 59,493.52 368 9.03%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.82%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.75%
3 BNP Paribas 4,946.20 16 6.09%
4 Commerzbank Group 4,830.70 19 5.95%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,748.11 18 5.84%

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
  • Today
1 Barclays 9,144.21 24 13.25%
2 HSBC 8,738.18 35 12.66%
3 BNP Paribas 4,721.16 25 6.84%
4 Citi 4,398.19 35 6.37%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.27%