‘Fire and fury’ comments improve Pfandbriefe value

Covered bond spreads were marginally cheaper to Bunds across the board on Friday after a flight to safety caused German government bonds to rally. The move should bode well for the many issuers that will need to refinance maturing Pfandbriefe in the next few weeks.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 11 Aug 2017

This week’s Bund rally followed a flight to safety bid that came after US president Donald Trump tweeted that the US was preparing to neutralise North Korea’s nascent nuclear war machine. 

After he warned that North Korea would face ‘fire and fury,’ the 10 year composite Bund yield ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 11,789.48 61 6.04%
2 UniCredit 9,672.56 77 4.95%
3 BNP Paribas 9,051.42 45 4.63%
4 Commerzbank Group 8,371.43 55 4.29%
5 LBBW 8,178.05 50 4.19%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 104,751.34 436 6.85%
2 Citi 98,203.64 567 6.42%
3 Goldman Sachs 95,417.51 527 6.24%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 92,584.40 398 6.05%
5 JPMorgan 88,251.80 423 5.77%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 83,832.26 437 10.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 74,681.50 339 9.64%
3 Morgan Stanley 73,896.55 323 9.54%
4 JPMorgan 73,639.86 327 9.50%
5 Goldman Sachs 73,540.96 446 9.49%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 5,645.35 19 6.27%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 5,608.30 21 6.23%
3 LBBW 5,605.63 20 6.23%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.16%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,949.16 20 5.50%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 9,461.63 27 12.31%
2 HSBC 9,014.48 37 11.73%
3 BNP Paribas 6,278.15 28 8.17%
4 Citi 4,542.03 36 5.91%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 5.63%