Latest ABS news

  • US state attorneys rail against DoE student loan servicing move

    In a letter to US Department of Education secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday, attorneys general of 21 states expressed their concerns over the dismantling of “common-sense” Obama-era student loan servicing reforms.

    • 07:45 PM
  • ABS relieved as Macron goes En the Marche

    Investors in France are looking ahead to June’s legislative elections under the assumption that Emmanuel Macron is set to become the next president of France on May 7 when he faces the National Front’s Marine Le Pen in a deciding vote.

    • 11:45 AM
  • Avant returns to ABS market with new deal

    Subprime marketplace lender Avant is readying its first ABS transaction of 2017.

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • No country for fast cash

    Buyers of UK assets are in for a hair raising ride if they attempt to make a quick quid off sterling rallies and depreciations despite what seems like a measured response to news of a general election on June 8.

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • Capital markets brace for French election 'nightmare'

    The capital markets have quieted in the run up to the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday, with investors hanging back and positioning themselves to navigate any volatility in the event of what could be a surprise, but nightmarish, result.

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • Anti-PACE bills could inflict serious wounds - panel

    Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) industry experts warned that anti-PACE bills introduced by congressional lawmakers this month could "inflict serious wounds" on a multi-billion dollar industry if passed in their current form.

    • 19 Apr 2017
  • Revving up: Mercedes-Benz, Ford price auto loan ABS

    Daimler’s subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance priced its first transaction under the Silver Arrow China series in 2017, while Ford Automotive Finance (China) also wrapped up its auto loan ABS, Fuyuan 2017-1.

    • 19 Apr 2017
  • Dollars in focus as blackouts and elections curb euro supply for FIG

    US banks having been piling back into the dollar market after publishing their results for the first quarter of 2017, while upcoming elections in the UK and France have helped subdue supply in euros.

    • 19 Apr 2017
  • Thunderbolt aircraft deal strikes ABS primary

    Air Lease Corporation is marketing its second term securitization, Thunderbolt (TBOLT) 2017, amid increasing interest in the sector from a range of fixed income buyers.

    • 18 Apr 2017
  • A hard Brexit beats a clueless Brexit

    Capital markets seem content with UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s election confidence on the back of commanding poll data but investors be wary of shocks on polling day. A move meant to shore up May could instead lead to more uncertainty.

    • 18 Apr 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) 6,778 8 22.97
2 Citi 5,854 5 19.84
3 Goldman Sachs 4,763 3 16.14
4 Societe Generale 1,506 3 5.10
5 Rabobank 1,413 2 4.79

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 38,486.16 95 14.84%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 35,181.47 86 13.56%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 24,415.38 74 9.41%
4 JPMorgan 17,158.72 50 6.62%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,413.44 31 5.17%