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  • Italian bonds bounce as Veneto, Vicenza enter liquidation

    European authorities have determined that the long struggling regional Italian lenders Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca will be liquidated under national legal proceedings and their good parts will be sold to Intesa Sanpaolo. Italian bank bonds rallied on details of the plan, which involves burden sharing and nearly €17bn of state aid measures.

    • 12:00 PM

  • Nordea goes tight on green debut

    Nordea Bank set a final spread of just 18bp over mid-swaps for its first entry into the green senior bond market on Monday, as banks start to step up their use of the format.

    • 01:00 PM
  • Skipton marks return to sterling senior market

    Skipton Building Society returned to the senior market with a £350m five year bond on Monday, as smaller UK financial institutions prepare for the withdrawal of central bank funding schemes.

    • 01:00 PM
  • Raiffeisen to reopen the AT1 market after Popular write-down

    Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) could give investors their first chance to invest in a new additional tier one (AT1) deal, after two weeks in which the asset class went through its first write-down and coupon suspension.

    • 23 Jun 2017
  • Econ committee sets out three tiers of covered bonds

    The European Parliament’s economic and monetary affairs committee (Econ) has voted on an own-initiative report on covered bond harmonisation and outlined a three tier approach to the asset class. The committee proposing distinguishing between premium covered bonds (PCBs), ordinary covered bonds (OCBs) and European Secured Notes (ESNs). The new categorisations are supposed to prevent regulatory cliff effects.

    • 23 Jun 2017
  • Investors cut orders as covered inflection point feared

    Covered bond investors have begun to push back on aggressively priced deals, and with spreads close to the tightest in a decade there is a growing belief that they will widen.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • BPCE targets clients in first Samurai social impact bond

    BPCE was this week looking to become the first bank to issue a Samurai social impact bond, in an innovatively structured transaction that will go towards financing clients rather than projects. Bankers involved in the deal say it could be the first step towards broadening the role of retail banks in the social bond market.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Markit switches to holdco for bank CDS indices

    From September IHS Markit will include UK and Swiss banks at the holding company level in its credit default swap (CDS) indices, but the index provider is still consulting on whether or not to include non-preferred senior debt.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • XL hits euro market for first time since Catlin takeover

    Insurer XL Group set terms for €500m of subordinated notes in a 30 year non-call 10 deal on Thursday, taking advantage of low rates in the euro market.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • EU nears IFRS 9 deal, clashes on transition

    Final talks on the EU’s mitigation measures for banks applying IFRS 9 will start in September, ahead of the new standard coming into force in January 2018. But the Parliament and member states still disagree about how to calculate the capital relief offered to banks.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Nationwide reels in spread and investors for 15 year covered

    Nationwide Building Society issued a larger than expected €1bn 15 year covered bond at an optically cheap spread this week, through close to one interpretation of fair value. The huge book supported a 10bp tightening through the process, even though some investors withdrew their orders.

    • 22 Jun 2017
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  • Barclays: finding heads for spikes

    The charging of four Barclays executives and the group itself on Tuesday after a UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation might, at last, satisfy the public desire to see bankers banged up. But it’s hard to see what else it will achieve.

    • 20 Jun 2017

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FIG Priced Deals Database

IssuerMaturitySize
BNP Paribas07-Jun-24750
Banco de Credito Social Cooperativo07-Jun-27300
LBBW07-Jun-221000
NN Group01-Jun-20300
NN Group01-Jun-27600


Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Jun 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 58,230.82 220 7.33%
2 Goldman Sachs 55,991.98 263 7.05%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 50,362.34 188 6.34%
4 JPMorgan 49,807.13 231 6.27%
5 Citi 48,627.79 289 6.12%

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 HSBC 18,859.47 96 5.78%
2 UBS 17,096.63 103 5.24%
3 BNP Paribas 16,125.84 71 4.94%
4 Commerzbank Group 15,763.40 95 4.83%
5 LBBW 15,321.72 85 4.69%

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 HSBC 18,859.47 96 5.78%
2 UBS 17,096.63 103 5.24%
3 BNP Paribas 16,125.84 71 4.94%
4 Commerzbank Group 15,763.40 95 4.83%
5 LBBW 15,321.72 85 4.69%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Jun 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 58,230.82 220 7.33%
2 Goldman Sachs 55,991.98 263 7.05%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 50,362.34 188 6.34%
4 JPMorgan 49,807.13 231 6.27%
5 Citi 48,627.79 289 6.12%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 Citi 41,583.09 217 10.04%
2 Goldman Sachs 40,848.76 205 9.86%
3 Morgan Stanley 40,750.32 150 9.84%
4 JPMorgan 39,863.64 165 9.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 36,689.19 149 8.86%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 LBBW 4,563.62 16 7.62%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,463.41 18 7.46%
3 BNP Paribas 4,287.01 13 7.16%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,637.13 14 6.08%
5 Commerzbank Group 3,356.64 13 5.61%

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
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 HSBC 6,023.46 22 12.66%
2 Barclays 5,139.18 16 10.80%
3 Credit Suisse 3,558.82 15 7.48%
4 BNP Paribas 3,205.75 15 6.74%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,888.75 19 6.07%