Latest RMBS news

  • Strong demand drives peripheral revival in European RMBS

    An Irish reperforming mortgage deal was sold by a Lone Star fund on Thursday, while Spanish issuer UCI mandated leads for a new prime RMBS deal as ABS investors continue to show demand for legacy and peripheral credit.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Securitization initiatives could replace wholesale GSE reform package

    Technical reforms of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, such as expanding agency credit risk transfer, could replace broader Congressional attempts to overhaul the government sponsored enterprises (GSEs), according to housing policy experts speaking at Moody's US Housing & Housing Finance Conference on Tuesday.

    • 21 Mar 2017
  • Prime jumbo RMBS predictions jump

    RMBS market observers are updating their prime jumbo issuance predictions for 2017 on the expectation that more banks are looking to wade into the sector.

    • 20 Mar 2017
  • Blackstone preps new Spanish RMBS

    Blackstone mandated banks last Friday to arrange a €400m securitization backed by re-performing Spanish mortgages that the private equity firm bought from CatalunyaCaixa in April 2015.

    • 20 Mar 2017
  • Capital markets lose out as BoE hoovers up UK mortgage funding

    Rating agency DBRS outlined the sliding volumes of capital markets funding in the UK mortgage market on Thursday, estimating that Bank of England lending schemes have drawn over 30% of mortgage collateral away from public markets since the financial crisis.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • Lone Star to sell new Irish re-performing mortgage deal

    A Lone Star investment vehicle has mandated banks to arrange a new Irish RMBS deal backed by performing and re-performing mortgages.

    • 08 Mar 2017
  • JPM eyes new risk transfer after OCC rebuke

    JP Morgan has not given up on issuing a risk transfer RMBS deal that achieves balance sheet relief, despite its first attempts being shot down by the US Office of the Currency Comptroller (OCC) last month.

    • 07 Mar 2017
  • Fixed income registers muted reaction to bullish Fed talk

    Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has given a clear indication that the central bank is set to raise interest rates this month, but the reaction in fixed income markets has been muted with investors not convinced it is a sign of an aggressive hiking strategy this year.

    • 06 Mar 2017
  • BlueStep sells rare Swedish RMBS deal as BNP readies Laser

    Non-conforming Swedish lender BlueStep Bank sold its fourth RMBS deal on Thursday, with both euro and Swedish krone notes placed with investors.

    • 02 Mar 2017
  • Angel Oak debuts rated non-prime RMBS

    Angel Oak, an originator of non-prime and non-qualified mortgages, is marketing its first rated non-QM deal, a $146.47m transaction backed by 529 loans with a weighted average borrowers credit score of 698.

    • 02 Mar 2017

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Societe Generale 15.35
2 Rabobank 14.41
3 Morgan Stanley 11.73
4 Barclays 8.99
5 Credit Agricole 7.57

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Feb 2017
1 Wells Fargo Securities 11,897.40 33 11.83%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,837.56 29 9.78%
3 Citi 9,714.54 32 9.66%
4 JPMorgan 7,997.38 24 7.95%
5 Credit Suisse 6,335.67 14 6.30%