Basel lays down the rules but the big questions remain unanswered

Marking two years since Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision (BCBS) laid out on Sunday a key part of its design to prevent another financial crisis from taking place.

  • 13 Sep 2010

But in agreeing what minimum capital requirements banks will have to fulfil, the committee has left many questions unanswered, specifically those in relation to grandfathering rules, the role of hybrid tier one within the proposed framework and which banks would be counted as “systematically important”.

And while equity markets ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 11,393.91 58 6.10%
2 UniCredit 9,392.63 73 5.03%
3 BNP Paribas 8,680.07 42 4.65%
4 Commerzbank Group 8,017.52 51 4.29%
5 LBBW 7,853.79 46 4.21%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 101,227.56 407 7.05%
2 Citi 93,364.44 533 6.50%
3 Goldman Sachs 92,877.06 482 6.47%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 88,108.47 363 6.14%
5 JPMorgan 83,098.88 394 5.79%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 80,666.11 411 11.00%
2 Goldman Sachs 71,709.95 406 9.78%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 71,286.77 308 9.72%
4 Morgan Stanley 70,689.24 298 9.64%
5 JPMorgan 69,672.34 305 9.50%

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 6.41%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.34%
3 BNP Paribas 5,467.55 18 6.32%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 5,313.69 20 6.14%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,830.70 19 5.59%

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 9,461.63 27 13.12%
2 HSBC 8,882.01 36 12.32%
3 BNP Paribas 5,367.46 26 7.44%
4 Citi 4,542.03 36 6.30%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.00%