Absence of CBPP3 tapering could spell trouble

Even though the ECB's net asset purchases were halved to €30bn from January, the pace of covered bond buying did not change. Though the absence of a lengthy tapering period implies a greater cliff-edge effect when net purchases inevitably fall to zero, bankers were relatively sanguine on the spread outlook.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 08 Feb 2018

The European Central Bank had always said that it would favour the private sector purchase programmes from January, so it probably came as no surprise to most market participants that last month’s gross covered bond purchases exceeded €6bn.

On the back of high CBPP3 redemptions, net ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 7,419.40 39 5.74%
2 Natixis 7,203.12 31 5.57%
3 Credit Suisse 7,022.58 35 5.43%
4 LBBW 6,855.59 38 5.30%
5 UniCredit 6,528.35 40 5.05%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 46,538.25 147 7.01%
2 Citi 42,730.19 207 6.43%
3 JPMorgan 42,104.91 172 6.34%
4 Goldman Sachs 38,932.82 267 5.86%
5 Morgan Stanley 37,635.93 183 5.67%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 37,630.60 121 11.11%
2 JPMorgan 35,733.01 122 10.55%
3 Citi 34,819.94 160 10.28%
4 Goldman Sachs 31,123.63 234 9.19%
5 Morgan Stanley 30,197.39 146 8.92%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,119.91 22 9.11%
2 LBBW 4,244.39 18 6.32%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,163.44 13 6.20%
4 UniCredit 3,902.49 16 5.81%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,848.68 16 5.73%

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 4,538.06 9 13.03%
2 UBS 3,374.07 13 9.69%
3 BNP Paribas 2,596.35 10 7.46%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,458.47 6 7.06%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,180.25 9 6.26%