Latest CLO/CDO news

  • CLO investors eye fat mezz spreads

    CLO investors are targeting mezzanine and junior tranches of US and European deals, as wide spreads further down the capital stack lag the aggressive tightening seen in senior paper.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Secondary CLO volume jumps past 2016 average

    US CLO trading volumes last week topped the average level seen in 2016, as low supply of new issuance drives investors to the secondary market.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Euro CLO refi activity chugs on amid primary pause

    Carlyle released price guidance for the refinancing of its Carlyle Global Market Strategies Euro CLO 2014-2 on Monday, as the primary CLO pipeline takes a back seat to a wave of refinancing deals.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • Pharma back in focus for CLOs after Trump comments

    The pharmaceuticals industry is back under the microscope of US CLO players after comments on drug pricing from president-elect Donald Trump hinted at a tougher environment for drug makers under a Trump presidency.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • Leveraged loan prices blocking new CLO pipeline

    The US CLO market is off to a slow start and managers are expecting more of the same through the first quarter of the year, as tightening in the leveraged loans market puts pressure on the economics of issuing new deals.

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • Synthetic ABS's comeback is an organic development

    With pressure on banks to tighten their belts and deleverage balance sheets, in 2017 synthetic securitization could become a much bigger part of the bank treasurer’s toolkit.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • UK banks slip out synthetic CLOs before year-end

    Barclays, Lloyds, RBS and Santander UK all priced synthetic CLOs for risk transfer purposes just before the year-end, honing their capital positions for full year 2016 reporting. Most of the deals focused on large corporates, an asset class that fuelled much of last year’s boom in risk transfer trades, as banks seek ways to get ahead of increased Basel risk weights.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • European CLO refinancing picks up pace

    Activity in the European ABS market is being driven by issuer appetite for CLO refinancing that has gathered momentum over the otherwise quiet festive period, while a debut European CLO from US issuer HPS Investment Partners could soon surface.

    • 04 Jan 2017
  • Marble Point acquires ACAS CLO Management

    Connecticut-based CLO manager Marble Point Credit Management has acquired American Capital CLO Management for an undisclosed sum, the latest in a spate of industry mergers.

    • 03 Jan 2017
  • Bank of Ireland closes €3bn risk transfer deal

    Bank of Ireland has structured a synthetic securitization to transfer the risk exposure on a pool of €2.9bn business banking and corporate loan assets to a small group of international investors.

    • 03 Jan 2017

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Citi 10.72
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 10.66
3 Credit Suisse 6.45
4 Lloyds Bank 6.42
5 JP Morgan 6.35

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,260.06 2 126,006,164,037.19%
2 Rabobank 1,081.86 1 108,185,922,974.77%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 430.57 1 43,057,020,785.00%
4 SK Securities 192.86 1 19,286,162,593.99%
4 Meritz Financial Group Inc 192.86 1 19,286,162,593.99%