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  • NIBC seven times oversubscribed for ‘capital optimisation’ AT1 trade

    NIBC Bank was able to time its entrance to a strong market on Friday, filling its additional tier one (AT1) bucket with a perpetual non-call seven year deal.

    • 22 Sep 2017
  • Totta 10s paves way for NBG covered deal

    National Bank of Greece (NBG) is poised to issue the first post-crisis Greek covered bond, having drawn confidence from the blowout reception Santander Totta won for its €1bn 10 year this week — the longest Portuguese deal since 2010. Bill Thornhill reports.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Aktia features in a ‘smorgasbord of choice’ in FIG mart

    Financial bond market participants are set to end the week with nearly as many new issue mandates as priced deals, as appealing market conditions in September have prompted banks to test investor appetite in a variety of bond formats. Aktia, a small Finnish bank, was the latest to throw its hat into the ring.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Insurers fill the dollar void in FIG

    The FIG dollar market was subdued this week, with self-funders remaining on the sidelines as the Federal Reserve hinted at higher rates and announced the reversal of its quantitative easing plan.

    • 22 Sep 2017
  • Postal Savings smashes records with $7.25bn AT1

    Postal Savings Bank of China Co’s $7.25bn Basel III additional tier one bond from Thursday was one for the books, breaking numerous records with its size and price, while navigating around a downgrade of the sovereign.

    • 22 Sep 2017
  • de Volksbank tests investors' mettle with short fixed rate deal

    de Volksbank was looking to open a benchmark euro curve with a new senior deal on Thursday, testing the market’s appetite for short dated bonds in fixed rate format.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Postal Savings Bank aims for record AT1

    Postal Savings Bank of China Co launched its highly anticipated additional tier one dollar bond on Thursday, seeking a whopping $7bn from what could be the world’s largest AT1.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Nationale-Nederlanden set to market debut covered

    Nationale-Nederlanden (NN Bank) has mandated leads to market its first covered bond, which will have an intermediate conditional pass-through maturity.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • ASB mandates for covered bond roadshow

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia subsidiary, ASB Finance, has mandated leads for a roadshow to market its first covered bond of the year and the third from a New Zealand issuer.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Another rare item up for sale as Investec mandates for AT1

    Investec is the latest small issuer to mandate for an additional tier one (AT1) bond, having announced a roadshow ahead of a minimum £200m deal.

    • 20 Sep 2017
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FIG Priced Deals Database

IssuerMaturitySize
Swedbank29-Sep-21500
Nordea27-Sep-211000
NIBC Bank200
de Volksbank28-Sep-20500
Bank of Montreal28-Sep-211000


Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 87,141.20 354 7.38%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 77,072.36 291 6.52%
3 Citi 74,500.48 457 6.31%
4 Goldman Sachs 74,364.46 394 6.29%
5 JPMorgan 70,116.95 339 5.93%

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,196.65 41 5.99%
2 UniCredit 7,570.25 62 4.93%
3 Commerzbank Group 6,961.50 44 4.53%
4 BNP Paribas 6,833.59 30 4.45%
5 LBBW 6,799.87 38 4.43%

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,196.65 41 5.99%
2 UniCredit 7,570.25 62 4.93%
3 Commerzbank Group 6,961.50 44 4.53%
4 BNP Paribas 6,833.59 30 4.45%
5 LBBW 6,799.87 38 4.43%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 87,141.20 354 7.38%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 77,072.36 291 6.52%
3 Citi 74,500.48 457 6.31%
4 Goldman Sachs 74,364.46 394 6.29%
5 JPMorgan 70,116.95 339 5.93%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 63,366.76 350 10.44%
2 Morgan Stanley 63,226.50 254 10.42%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 63,090.92 246 10.39%
4 JPMorgan 58,108.98 259 9.57%
5 Goldman Sachs 54,070.01 323 8.91%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,349.05 21 7.30%
2 LBBW 5,191.72 18 7.08%
3 BNP Paribas 4,566.36 14 6.23%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,553.92 17 6.21%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,242.73 17 5.79%

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
  • Today
1 Barclays 8,682.34 22 13.73%
2 HSBC 8,067.77 29 12.75%
3 BNP Paribas 4,343.93 23 6.87%
4 Credit Suisse 4,219.22 21 6.67%
5 Citi 4,059.10 33 6.42%