No recession ahead, but expect rate hikes, says BAML

Research analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch's 2018 market outlook answered fears in US securitization markets about increasing overall loss rates on recent loan vintages across various consumer credit sectors – and a rush by some lenders to readjust loss expectations – by dismissing fears of a recession.

  • By Sasha Padbidri
  • 05 Dec 2017
“In the next two years we are still below capacity,” said Michelle Meyer, head of US economics research, "meaning that the economy is not necessarily sniffing out that it’s turning into a recession. There’s still room for growth and expansion, and there’s still the ability to grow a ...

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 7,026 25 11.95
2 Citi 6,449 21 10.96
3 BNP Paribas 5,093 18 8.66
4 Barclays 4,040 11 6.87
5 Lloyds Bank 3,615 14 6.15

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 118,624.20 342 12.98%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 99,769.11 286 10.92%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 86,271.10 256 9.44%
4 JPMorgan 67,323.36 205 7.37%
5 Credit Suisse 49,265.86 144 5.39%