Ring-fencing UK covered bonds is positive

UK issuers propose to include their covered bond programmes within their ring-fenced entities, which is positive for their credit quality, said Moody’s.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 18 Jan 2018

The largest five UK banks, those with assets over £25bn, are required by law to ring-fence retail banking services from investment banking.

Inside the ring-fence will be, among other activities, retail mortgage lending. UK lenders are therefore putting liabilities associated with those assets inside the ring-fence ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,704.99 54 5.50%
2 UniCredit 9,192.82 61 5.21%
3 LBBW 8,744.00 54 4.96%
4 Natixis 8,477.22 42 4.81%
5 Credit Suisse 8,000.81 42 4.54%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,476.14 226 6.61%
2 JPMorgan 62,964.77 247 6.46%
3 Citi 60,560.65 279 6.21%
4 Goldman Sachs 57,350.04 460 5.88%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,082.94 274 5.24%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 53,845.06 188 11.16%
2 JPMorgan 53,164.23 178 11.02%
3 Citi 49,015.06 220 10.16%
4 Goldman Sachs 42,718.58 406 8.85%
5 Morgan Stanley 39,461.23 214 8.18%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,511.67 24 7.36%
2 UniCredit 5,302.66 21 5.99%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,002.94 16 5.66%
4 LBBW 4,987.08 21 5.64%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,984.41 19 5.63%

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 HSBC 4,729.28 11 10.98%
2 Barclays 3,919.93 12 9.10%
3 UBS 3,374.07 13 7.83%
4 BNP Paribas 3,351.70 12 7.78%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,490.29 7 5.78%