Convert buyers develop taste for CMBS as A-Reit refinances

Asia’s deal-starved structured finance market got an unlikely boost this week in the form of a convertible bond that came with all the features of a commercial mortgage-backed securitisation.

  • 18 Mar 2010
Ascendas Reit sold a S$300m ($215m) exchangeable bond on Monday that sole arranger Citi placed with typical convertible bond investors. The deal replaced a CMBS issue that A-Reit had redeemed early, but in many ways it resembled a CMBS transaction, and some structured finance bankers hope this could ...

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Societe Generale 13.43
2 Rabobank 12.61
3 Morgan Stanley 10.27
4 Barclays 7.86
5 Natwest Markets (RBS) 7.15

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,561.02 56 11.69%
2 Wells Fargo Securities 18,160.90 57 11.44%
3 JPMorgan 12,092.45 38 7.62%
4 Citi 11,878.92 43 7.48%
5 Credit Suisse 9,276.87 26 5.84%