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Issue One

Wednesday June 6, 2018

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Issue Two

Thursday June 7, 2018

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Global ABS 2018 coverage

  • Global ABS set to draw nearly 4,000 as market momentum builds

    Barcelona will play host to nearly 4,000 international securitization professionals for this year’s Global ABS conference, as the market looks to gain clarity on the continued evolution of ABS regulation, the effects of European populism on national economies and the depth of the ABS investor base.

    • 05 Jun 2018
  • Consumer ABS issuance spikes in May

    A bumper month of US consumer ABS issuance in May has helped push year-to-date volumes ahead of last year's figures, although this could be driven by issuers front loading ahead of expected rate rises later in the year, said analysts.

    • 05 Jun 2018
  • Euro MPLs growing, but securitization a ways off

    The marketplace lending sector in Europe is growing, with a sharp focus on the small to medium sized enterprise segment, but it is still lagging UK and the US markets and lenders will need to ramp up scale and educate investors before a meaningful pipeline of securitization can build.

    • 05 Jun 2018
  • ‘Quantum physics’ in ABS as IFRS 9 hurts investment

    IFRS 9 accounting rules are cutting certain investors out of some ABS asset classes all together, with auto lease ABS likely to be hardest hit, according to panellists speaking at Global ABS on Tuesday.

    • 05 Jun 2018
  • NPL investors set to shrug off Italian politics

    Buyers of Italian non-performing loans are likely to shrug off issues associated with the country’s controversial new government, according to market participants at Global ABS. But their bankers may be less fortunate, with financings marked wider and losses likely to be booked.

    • 05 Jun 2018
  • Fintech on its way to revolutionising market processes

    The development of financial technology is stripping out labour-intensive manual processes, such as property valuations and credit scoring, leading to a ‘faster time to yes’ and ‘reducing costs’, said panellists at the Deciphering Fintech panel on Tuesday.

    • 05 Jun 2018
  • Wave of neobanks to flood fintech space

    After years of trying to become anything but a bank, fintech lenders are ditching the pure marketplace lending model to become depository institutions themselves. As key players exit the pure online lending space, sources say fintech lenders as a whole could start losing out on traditional avenues of funding, such as the equity market.

    • 02 Dec 2020
  • CLO market crosses fingers that new govt will keep Volcker shift

    Changes to the Volcker rule allowing US CLOs to hold bonds as well as loans ought to survive the shift to a new administration, but market participants will be counting the days and hoping the changes, enacted at the beginning of October, aren’t caught up in a Congressional review.

    • 02 Dec 2020
  • Scars from virus to haunt ABS traders long term

    Covid-19 has transformed the secondary market in securitization in various ways — from forcing the market to take trading online to shifting the peak trading hours. Panellists say the changes enacted during the spring sell-offs are here to stay, and traders have already begun to adapt to the new normal.

    • 02 Dec 2020
  • Consumer ABS delinquencies climbing despite ‘unprecedented’ performance

    Delinquencies in consumer ABS have started to rise off the back of higher unemployment figures, after the asset class has enjoyed unprecedented performance thanks to US government support. The financial health of many deals now rests on the outcome of fiscal stimulus agreements.

    • 02 Dec 2020


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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 538.92 2086 9.10%
2 Citi 453.22 1724 7.65%
3 BofA Securities 449.37 1757 7.59%
4 Barclays 323.27 1324 5.46%
5 Goldman Sachs 314.31 1134 5.31%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.87 123 14.06%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.59 93 6.60%
3 Santander 25.41 90 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 23.88 61 5.52%
5 UniCredit 21.51 103 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15.76 106 9.17%
2 Morgan Stanley 15.71 67 9.14%
3 Goldman Sachs 14.87 82 8.65%
4 Citi 12.56 72 7.30%
5 BofA Securities 11.86 62 6.90%