S&P Admits Nearly $5 Bln Fumble In Subprime Review

  • 13 Jul 2007
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Standard and Poor’s has downsized its original estimate of residential mortgage-backed securities placed under review to $7.35 billion from $12.1 billion, reports Reuters. “This is obviously sloppy by S&P,” said Mirko Mikelic, a fund manager at Fifth Third Asset Management. “I don’t think anyone’s doing back flips.” Mikelic added the market has been very sensitive to subprime news.

S&P’s original announcement drove investors to government bonds as a benchmark subprime index fell to an all-time low. “It was an error and we corrected it,” said Adam Tempkin, S&P spokesman. “It was human error. It is what it is.”

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  • 13 Jul 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%