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  • Rapid growth in TLAC bonds leaves index providers behind

    Investors are now largely on board with the effective subordination of senior unsecured bonds, with accounts all too happy to fuel the rapid growth of the non-preferred senior debt market in 2017. But discord in the way the new forms of bail-inable debt are treated by index providers casts a bright light on a market that is still in flux, writes Tyler Davies.

    • 25 May 2017

  • Coen crosses fingers for elusive Basel IV deal

    The Basel Committee’s William Coen said in a speech on Thursday that he was hopeful that the Basel III post-crisis reforms could be finalised in the ‘near future’, but capital markets participants have grown weary of hearing that progress is just around the corner. They still expect to be waiting for quite some time before any agreement on calibrating capital floors.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Investors are still hot for Santander’s senior non-preferred note

    Santander placed three taps of a senior non-preferred May 2023 line on May 19, raising a total of €270m. The issuer was one of the first Spanish banks to issue this type of private placement, which drew significant investor demand.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Rabo smashes price record with debut covered bond

    Investors flocked to Rabobank’s first covered bond on Monday even though it was was priced tighter than any other non-German deal by a considerable margin.

    • 25 May 2017
  • JP Morgan hits $17.5bn of TLAC in 2017

    JP Morgan smashed through $15bn of year-to-date TLAC issuance this week as a trio of banks hit the dollar market, ahead of a brief break for Memorial Day holiday.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Nykredit grabs smaller size for first bail-inable senior FRN

    Nykredit Realkredit paid a slim premium for a smaller €300m senior resolution note on Wednesday, printing its first floating rate deal in the format.

    • 24 May 2017
  • NN Group raises €900m for Delta Lloyd takeover

    NN Group, the Dutch insurance firm, was looking to raise €900m of senior bond funding in the primary market on Wednesday, in a bid to fund its merger with fellow Dutch insurer Delta Lloyd.

    • 24 May 2017
  • The winners: GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2017

    GlobalCapital is delighted to announce the winners of its Bond Awards for 2017. The results were revealed at a gala dinner at London's Globe Theatre on May 23. Thank you to everyone who supported the event by attending and voting in the polls that decided who were the best and brightest in bonds over the last 12 months.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Santander readies Swiss for TLAC trades

    Santander effectively opened the Swiss market for senior non-preferred notes on Tuesday. The Spanish bank debut offer attracted Sfr400m ($411.4m) worth of interest –– encouraging for a market looking for future TLAC issuance.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Non-preferred market expands with Crédit Mutuel Arkéa debut

    Crédit Mutuel Arkéa was rewarded with an "enormous" cost saving for its first non-preferred senior bond on Tuesday, paving the way for other small borrowers to enter into the format.

    • 23 May 2017
  • BCP returns to hot covered bond market with €1bn deal

    Banco Comercial Portugues returned to the covered bond market after an eight year absence on Tuesday, selling a €1bn five year deal.

    • 23 May 2017
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IssuerMaturitySize
Commerzbank24-May-24500
KBC Group24-Nov-22750
Wells Fargo24-May-271500
Banque Fédérative du Crédit Mutuel (BFCM)26-May-271250
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Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 May 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 139,173.11 554 6.60%
2 JPMorgan 135,505.56 612 6.43%
3 Citi 127,910.15 757 6.07%
4 Goldman Sachs 125,520.43 675 5.95%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 119,876.60 536 5.69%

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 6,375.47 26 6.20%
2 UniCredit 5,399.24 41 5.25%
3 LBBW 5,318.25 24 5.17%
4 Commerzbank Group 5,219.76 31 5.07%
5 BNP Paribas 5,158.04 19 5.01%

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 6,375.47 26 6.20%
2 UniCredit 5,399.24 41 5.25%
3 LBBW 5,318.25 24 5.17%
4 Commerzbank Group 5,219.76 31 5.07%
5 BNP Paribas 5,158.04 19 5.01%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 May 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 139,173.11 554 6.60%
2 JPMorgan 135,505.56 612 6.43%
3 Citi 127,910.15 757 6.07%
4 Goldman Sachs 125,520.43 675 5.95%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 119,876.60 536 5.69%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 104,210.95 417 10.23%
2 Citi 99,111.89 557 9.73%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 94,929.57 429 9.32%
4 Morgan Stanley 89,025.14 390 8.74%
5 Goldman Sachs 85,770.72 496 8.42%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 4,341.11 15 7.68%
2 BNP Paribas 4,287.01 13 7.58%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,185.05 17 7.40%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,637.13 14 6.43%
5 Commerzbank Group 3,172.12 12 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
  • 23 May 2017
1 HSBC 5,378.40 21 6.13%
2 Barclays 4,839.18 14 5.52%
3 Credit Suisse 3,558.82 15 4.06%
4 BNP Paribas 3,205.75 15 3.65%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,788.75 18 3.18%