Latest FIG People & Markets news

  • Moody’s joins DBRS with most lenient covered bond ratings

    Moody’s ratings for covered bonds are now almost as lenient as newcomer DBRS, DZ Bank covered bond research analysts have revealed. The change should help protect its share of the market which may be shrinking due to the prevalence of single covered bond ratings.

    • 23 May 2017
  • BNPP hires traders from GS

    BNP Paribas has hired two fixed income traders from Goldman Sachs in EMEA.

    • 22 May 2017
  • A valid case for covered bond harmonisation

    The benefits of covered bond harmonisation far outweigh the costs, according to an independent report undertaken on behalf of the European Commission and published on Friday.

    • 19 May 2017
  • UBS wins cost battle but fights FIG turf war

    The Swiss bank has proved to be world class in generating returns and cutting costs. Now it faces a direct assault from rivals on its core business, writes David Rothnie.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Lloyds hires from Nationwide for treasury

    Lloyds Bank has hired a banker from Nationwide Building Society to work in its corporate treasury team.

    • 18 May 2017
  • UBS appoints new Apac DCM syndicate head

    UBS has appointed a new head of Asia Pacific DCM syndicate, filling a gap left after Paul Au’s departure last year.

    • 15 May 2017
  • Commerz beats but shipping still weighs heavy

    Commerzbank has beaten profit expectations in the first quarter, thanks to strong results in its capital markets and securities, but it remains dogged by its poor quality shipping portfolio, and restructuring efforts.

    • 09 May 2017
  • ‘Window dressing’ should scare us

    The quarter-end and year-end problems in the repo market are scary enough, with collateral more important than ever before in financial markets. But what else is it concealing?

    • 09 May 2017
  • BoE data show MREL requirements are ‘comfortably manageable’

    The Bank of England has published data on the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL), and analysts said that UK firms will have little difficulty complying with the rules by 2022.

    • 08 May 2017
  • ESNs set for regulatory lift

    The idea of a new European Secured Note (ESN) asset class has struggled to get off the ground, but with a regulatory push and normalising monetary policy, it could at last be set for take off.

    • 04 May 2017

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 HSBC 5,680.75 25 5.91%
2 Commerzbank Group 5,001.67 29 5.20%
3 UniCredit 4,986.06 37 5.19%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,573.35 20 4.76%
5 BNP Paribas 4,463.32 18 4.64%

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
  • 09 May 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,864.50 15 8.19%
2 LBBW 3,506.91 13 7.43%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 3,308.89 13 7.01%
4 BNP Paribas 2,845.56 10 6.03%
5 Commerzbank Group 2,832.12 11 6.00%

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 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%