• FIG closes out busy May with a flurry

    Public holidays will cut short the issuance window at the end of May, but banks have enjoyed a busy month and a flurry of deals have arrived in the market this week.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Rabo reels in covered investors

    The robust demand that Rabobank reeled in for its two part debut covered bond issued on Monday provided the basis for an aggressive spread tightening, especially in the longer-dated tranche.

    • 22 May 2017
  • Banks take a breather as volatility sets into secondaries

    Financial institutions took a step back from the primary market on Thursday, as a resurgence in US political risk helped stunt an impressive rally and push credit spreads wider.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Covered activity likely to remain brisk

    The primary covered bond market is expected to be active next week with four or five deals potenitially surfacing, in addition to the five being actively marketed. But non-eurozone bonds are being better offered, and the global interest rate outlook is becoming less accommodative.

    • 12 May 2017
  • Rabobank and BOQ prep for covered debuts, BCP returns

    Rabobank plans to roadshow its debut covered bond next week, while Banco Comercial Portugues will begin marketing a deal after an eight year absence. And after publishing an offering circular this week, Bank Queensland (BOQ) is expected to announce its first deal soon.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Rabobank set to market debut covered bonds

    Rabobank has mandated leads to take its debut covered bond on the road. Covered bonds will improve Rabobank’s net interest margin and help diversify its investor base, the bank’s global head of long term funding, Sjaak-Jan Baars, told GlobalCapital.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Rabobank USD500m 4% Apr 29 tier two

    • 30 Mar 2017
  • Capital rush as banks pile into monster Thursday after TLTRO

    The pressure is off FIG issuers to refinance old funding deals in 2017, after an unexpectedly heavy take-up in the fourth and final round of the European Central Bank’s targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTRO II). The focus has instead shifted to regulatory debt, and that’s all about picking the right spots and issuing strategically. Tyler Davies reports.

    • 30 Mar 2017
  • FIG issuers enjoy strong pricing leverage in T2 frenzy

    Rabobank, Bankinter, Jyske Bank and Helvetia all tightened pricing by at least 20bp for new tier two bonds, having decided Thursday offered the best window to market deals to investors.

    • 30 Mar 2017
  • Moved to tiers: Spanish banks could reopen red hot AT1

    A number of financial institutions have distanced themselves from the primary market for additional tier one (AT1) bonds this week, but there is no doubting that the asset class has been on fire in 2017. It is only a matter of time before supply restarts, and Spanish banks will be first in line, writes Tyler Davies.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • Rabo reveals approach to covered bonds

    Rabobank said on Thursday that its new covered bond programme would be launched in soft bullet format. The bank also plans to shrink its balance sheet with further portfolio sales and securitizations.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • Van Lanschot mandates for first CPT of the year

    The Dutch covered bond issuer, Van Lanschot Bankiers has mandated leads for the first 10 year covered bond in nearly a month and the first Dutch conditional pass through (CPT) since May 2016. The deal emerges following a Fitch survey suggesting investors would like to see price differentiation between soft bullet and CPT maturities.

    • 07 Feb 2017
  • Obvion hits post-crisis tight in Dutch RMBS

    Obvion priced its €2bn Storm 2017-1 RMBS at a record low spread for for five year Dutch RMBS paper since the financial crisis, and the lender has said it will continue to look to build on its range of RMBS transactions.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • Obvion kicks off Storm RMBS programme for 2017

    Obvion, the most active issuer in the Dutch RMBS market last year, will kick off the market in 2017 with a new prime transaction from its Storm shelf.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • US opens doors to $17bn TLAC bonanza

    European financials have found every reason to get into the dollar market early in 2017, leading to a fireworks display of total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) senior deals this week. Though market conditions could not have been better to receive the banks, many will have wanted to squirrel away quantities of funding and capital for what could be another troublesome year in the capital markets.

    • 05 Jan 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%