Latest ABS news

  • CFPB lawsuit, potential rating downgrades add to NCSLT struggles

    National Collegiate Student Loan Trust (NCSLT), a private student loan trust, could see a swathe of downgrades from Fitch across at least 12 ABS transactions, following a proposed consent judgement filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) last week.

    • 05:45 PM
  • Labour attacks UK credit card rates

    A pledge by Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell to limit credit card interest payments poses a threat to credit card lenders and to investors in UK credit card ABS.

    • 04:00 PM
  • Bank of the West makes auto ABS return

    Bank of the West is in the market with a prime auto deal that pools riskier loans compared to its previous transactions.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Why Mexico’s cat bond won’t pay out yet

    The devastating earthquake that hit Mexico this week could well mean a pay-out from a World Bank catastrophe bond issued in early August that provided the country with insurance protection against such a disaster. But Mexico’s chosen structure for the bond means that any cash payment is unlikely to be made for at least 30 days, while more data is collected.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Ford euro auto deal keeps spreads tight

    Ford sold its latest German auto ABS transaction this week, as spreads on European paper continue to hover at post-crisis tights.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Cross River taps Schumer staffer for policy gig

    Cross River Bank has tapped Phil Goldfeder, a former staff member with New York Senator Charles Schumer, to lead its government affairs team.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Scotiabank eyes US buyers with new auto deal

    Scotiabank is looking to woo US investors with a dollar denominated auto loan securitization, as demand for Canadian cross border ABS heats up and pricing lures Canadian banks to the market.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Investors give Mercedes-Benz ABS easy ride

    Chinese investors warmly welcomed Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance’s second outing this year in China’s securitization market, helping the originator raise Rmb4.98bn ($760m) from the senior tranche of its deal.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Low trigger AT1s popular after Popular

    Investors have largely discredited the idea that the distance between an additional tier one (AT1) trigger point and a bank’s reported capital position is a clear indication of risk, but banks continue to profit from a distinction between high and low triggers.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Alternative data could reshape SLABS landscape

    New and alternative sources of data beyond FICO and other traditional credit scoring metrics have the potential to dramatically alter the landscape for student loan ABS, according to speakers on day three of ABS East.

    • 19 Sep 2017

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 4,755 19 11.75
2 Citi 4,288 14 10.60
3 Rabobank 2,633 4 6.51
4 Goldman Sachs 2,615 4 6.46
5 Barclays 2,603 8 6.43

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 83,931.01 244 12.94%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 71,587.85 220 11.03%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 64,351.96 203 9.92%
4 JPMorgan 46,391.25 147 7.15%
5 Credit Suisse 37,323.31 115 5.75%