Fitch Downgrades More Than $35 Bln Of SF, TruPS CDOs

Derivative Fitch last week downgraded $30 billion structured finance collateralized debt obligations and placed on watch for downgrade $5.4 billion of CDOs backed by trust preferred securities issued by real estate investment trusts.

  • 26 Nov 2007
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--Aaron Johnson

Derivative Fitch last week downgraded $30 billion structured finance collateralized debt obligations and placed on watch for downgrade $5.4 billion of CDOs backed by trust preferred securities issued by real estate investment trusts. The structured finance CDO downgrades complete a review of all Fitch-rated CDOs, which resulted in a total of $67 billion of CDO tranches being downgraded.

Merrill Lynch underwrote roughly $12 billion of the 74 structured finance CDOs downgraded, followed by UBS and Credit Suisse with $5 billion and $3 billion each, respectively. The TruPS CDOs include deals from the Attentus, Kodiak and Taberna series, which have already been downgraded by Standard & Poor’s (TS, 9/19).

Fitch officials were not immediately available and a Merrill spokeswoman declined comment. Credit Suisse and UBS spokesmen did not return calls.

  • 26 Nov 2007

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 3,319 10 12.84
2 Citi 2,562 6 9.92
3 Goldman Sachs 2,150 3 8.32
4 Credit Suisse 1,822 6 7.05
5 Societe Generale 1,814 4 7.02

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 May 2017
1 Citi 41,255.30 117 12.99%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 37,631.92 109 11.85%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 32,082.26 89 10.11%
4 JPMorgan 20,969.41 64 6.60%
5 Credit Suisse 16,754.47 44 5.28%