Latest Securitization People & Markets news

  • Ignorance on climate is still rife

    Everyone in debt capital markets has heard of green bonds, and most in the financial world accept that sustainability and greenness are Good Things. But for all the grand commitments and PR initiatives, understanding of the issues is still as hazy as a Beijing smog.

    • 10 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
  • ABS doesn’t mean weak underwriting -- BIS

    There is no evidence to suggest securitization weakens credit standards, according to a Bank for International Settlements study of Italian loans to small and medium sized enterprises published on Tuesday.

    • 04 Jan 2017
  • Tang: Europe will set ‘world standard’ for ABS risk retention

    Dutch MEP Paul Tang, the European Parliament’s rapporteur for the “simple, transparent and standardised” securitization framework, has defended his proposed amendments to the bill, arguing that Europe will set a “new world standard” for risk retention requirements through the measures.

    • 03 Jan 2017
  • Barclays fights RMBS charge but CS, DB settle RMBS probes

    Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have settled with the US Department of Justice, putting an end to some of the worst uncertainties hanging over both banks. But Barclays said that it had been sued by the DoJ in connection with RMBS underwriting, and that it was going to fight the case.

    • 23 Dec 2016
  • Monte dei Paschi needs miracle to avoid bailout or resolution

    Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena's share price plummeted this morning, then rebounded, then fell back again, as fears have shifted to whether the bank can remain solvent, and the Italian government moved to be ready to bail it out.

    • 21 Dec 2016
  • Lloyds' MBNA purchase takes securitization off the table

    The confirmation on Tuesday morning that Lloyds had won the race to buy MBNA, the UK credit cards business owned by Bank of America, means the portfolio has little chance of returning to the securitization market.

    • 20 Dec 2016
  • New climate risk push a game changer but investors call for mandatory rules

    The risk of a devastating collapse in oil and gas companies’ share prices, when investors suddenly start pricing in climate change, is one scenario financial regulators are trying to ward off with the launch of new guidelines this week, which are a milestone in the world’s response to global warming.

    • 15 Dec 2016
  • Rabobank to set up new covered bond programme

    Rabobank, the largest mortgage lender in the Netherlands, announced on Tuesday that it was seeking to register a new Dutch covered bond programme.

    • 13 Dec 2016
  • The hill European ABS is battling up just steepened

    The immediate irony of the securitization industry’s efforts to create a “simple, transparent and standardised” framework to boost the market is that once Europe’s politicians got hold of it, it became a complicated, opaque and idiosyncratic way of holding it back.

    • 08 Dec 2016

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    The latest round of Republican calls in the US for president-elect Donald Trump to fire the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau (CFPB) head Richard Cordray and roll back the agency’s influence is a real threat to American consumers.

    • 12 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
  • Today
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%