Buyers say subprime autos have room to run

Bonds backed by car loans made to subprime borrowers have remained a hot sector of the securitization market, as buyers say the asset class cruised through broader market volatility this week and that spreads have room to grind tighter.

  • By Sasha Padbidri
  • 07 Feb 2018

Securitization players speaking with GlobalCapital this week were unfazed by the volatility that struck equity markets, pointing to the value of ABS as a “safe haven”.

“Structured finance seems to be weathering the market pretty well. There was equity volatility but nothing much was happening in ABS. On the margin, there ...

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 10,542 20 17.55
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 6,103 21 10.16
3 Citi 5,130 13 8.54
4 JP Morgan 4,681 6 7.79
5 Morgan Stanley 4,137 11 6.89

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 81,261.11 236 11.59%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,338.04 186 9.46%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 56,344.19 164 8.03%
4 JPMorgan 53,381.65 156 7.61%
5 Credit Suisse 44,872.46 115 6.40%