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What's been happening in the Securitization market?

  • Change from the ground up to promote gender balance

    The Women in ABS panel at Global ABS in Barcelona on Wednesday told attendees in the audience that, on balance, gender diversity is still lacking in financial services, and to increase the numbers of female senior management the industry must do more to empower women from the start of their careers.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • Brigade lines up for euro CLO debut as market tightens

    Brigade Capital is lining up for its debut European CLO, as GSO Capital printed a deal at a post-crisis record tight of 83bp over Euribor. But the sector could go tighter still, according to panellists and audience members at the CLO managers’ roundtable at the Global ABS conference in Barcelona on Wednesday. That’s important though, with underlying assets looking more expensive than ever.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • PE firms prepare to take on Greek NPL challenge

    Private equity firms are stepping up their interest in Greece, with a number of institutions understood to be setting up Greek servicers, a first step towards bidding for NPLs in the country.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • RMBS issuers waiting for liquidity flood to ease

    Despite quantitative easing measures contributing to persistent shrinking in the size of the European RMBS market, panellists at Global ABS on Wednesday were optimistic that the tapering of central bank funding schemes would see a resurgence of supply, as new non-bank lenders grow market share and banks look to refinance retained deals.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • Risk retention bid heats up as buyer base expands

    Investor demand for risk retention notes is heating up, with new buyers being drawn into the expanding market as private equity firms look to shift the bulk of risk retention requirements to third parties.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • STS technical standards could take up to 12 months

    Regulatory technical standards (RTS) related to the simple, transparent, standardised (STS) European securitization framework could take as long as 12 months to finalise, which would leave almost no time between RTS finalisation and STS implementation.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • Risk retention review should be formality

    Sources close to the Maltese presidency of the European Council have downplayed the importance of the regular reviews of risk retention rules, agreed under the new rules for 'simple, transparent and standardised' securitizations last week.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • Popular sale gives investors first sight of BRRD in practice

    European regulators applied the bank resolution and recovery directive (BRRD) for the first time this week, giving investors plenty of food for thought in an otherwise quiet period for the FIG market.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • Barclays ABS strategist returns to Kroll

    Barclays US structured credit strategist Brian Ford has returned to Kroll Bond Ratings in New York after a two year stint at the investment bank.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • Upstart shops debut ABS offering

    Online personal loan platform Upstart is the newest entrant to the marketplace loan ABS pipeline.

    • 06 Jun 2017
  • As STS fog clears, Global ABS to focus on new themes

    The 21st annual Global ABS event kicked off on Tuesday in Barcelona, with attendees and the event organizer saying that the 2017 event will shift focus from previous years, with more focus on new and emerging themes which have characterized European securitization over the past year.

    • 06 Jun 2017
  • EU risk retention to be up for review every three years

    Risk retention levels in European securitization are to be reviewed at least every three years by the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB), according to a paper released by the government of Malta on Monday.

    • 06 Jun 2017
  • Brace yourself for DeVos and her game of loans

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has clearly demonstrated that she’s not working in the interests of American students, and Senator Elizabeth Warren’s call for a watchdog to hold her accountable is sorely needed.

    • 06 Jun 2017
  • Firm eyes €5bn market for euro PACE bonds

    Global New Energy Finance laid out ambitious plans to bring the property assessed clean energy (PACE) loan market to Europe on Tuesday, with managing director Davide Cannarozzi telling Global ABS delegates in Barcelona that the firm was aiming to launch PACE programmes in four European cities in 2020.

    • 06 Jun 2017
  • Panel fears Solvency II reforms could come too late

    Changes to Solvency II meant to encourage insurers to invest in ABS may come be too late given the dramatic drop in market participation in the past few years, speakers said on a panel on day one of Global ABS.

    • 06 Jun 2017
  • AGs urge DeVos to speed up student loan forgiveness

    Attorneys general from 18 states called upon US Department of Education secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday in a letter to stop delaying student loan forgiveness for borrowers victimised by fraudulent for-profit colleges.

    • 05 Jun 2017
  • Subprime headlines pose problems for issuance

    Investors are beginning to show hesitance around subprime auto ABS as cracks begin to show in the sector.

    • 05 Jun 2017
  • UK BTL deal, Euro CLO pair price in Barca run up

    UK buy-to-let deal Oat Hill No.1 and a pair of European CLOs were priced on Friday, as market participants prepared to descend on Barcelona for Global ABS, which kicks off Tuesday.

    • 05 Jun 2017


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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 20,041.00 34 7.66%
2 Citi 18,215.95 71 6.97%
3 JPMorgan 16,098.67 49 6.16%
4 Goldman Sachs 15,821.46 36 6.05%
5 HSBC 15,568.27 47 5.95%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 48,528.41 214 6.32%
2 Deutsche Bank 44,075.51 161 5.74%
3 BNP Paribas 41,452.79 240 5.40%
4 JPMorgan 37,278.65 134 4.85%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 36,258.27 187 4.72%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 1,607.28 5 28.64%
2 Credit Suisse 1,301.65 4 23.20%
3 BNP Paribas 522.35 4 9.31%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 444.17 3 7.92%
5 Morgan Stanley 331.78 2 5.91%