Novo Banco feud won't go away for Portugal

A long-standing dispute about how the Bank of Portugal handled the senior bonds of Novo Banco in 2015 reared its head again this week, as a group of influential asset managers refused to take part in a subordinated bond issue from Banco Comercial Português (BCP). But the boycott is yet to damage Portuguese financial institutions, with banks gradually restoring their access to the capital markets, writes Tyler Davies.

  • By Tyler Davies
  • 30 Nov 2017

BCP was 2-1/2 times subscribed for a €300m offering of 10 year non-call five tier two notes on Wednesday — its first subordinated bond issuance since the eurozone financial crisis.

The issuer did well to attract such a healthy order book given that some corners of the bond ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UBS 2,341.98 12 6.39%
2 Natixis 2,220.67 8 6.06%
3 UniCredit 2,187.22 10 5.97%
4 Barclays 2,050.37 9 5.59%
5 Credit Suisse 1,824.93 10 4.98%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Jan 2018
1 Goldman Sachs 12,860.11 26 9.19%
2 Morgan Stanley 11,970.84 27 8.56%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,510.22 21 6.80%
4 Barclays 9,168.66 18 6.55%
5 JPMorgan 8,977.54 27 6.42%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 12,192.75 22 13.65%
2 Morgan Stanley 10,994.66 21 12.31%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,178.29 19 10.27%
4 JPMorgan 8,170.99 20 9.15%
5 Citi 7,487.94 21 8.38%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 2,071.95 7 8.69%
2 UBS 1,864.60 7 7.82%
3 LBBW 1,724.10 7 7.23%
4 UniCredit 1,662.07 7 6.97%
5 Deutsche Bank 1,380.66 4 5.79%

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 Credit Agricole CIB 2,031.40 2 42.44%
2 UBS 439.82 3 9.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 356.49 2 7.45%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 356.49 2 7.45%
5 Lloyds Banking Group 249.35 1 5.21%