Santander had ‘much higher bid’ for Popular, sources claim

Santander had lined up a “much higher bid” than the €1 it paid for Banco Popular last summer, claimed sources close to the Spanish bank’s resolution. They argued that the sales process would have been more competitive if the Single Resolution Board had allowed potential rescue bidders more time to consider their positions.

  • By Tyler Davies
  • 09 Feb 2018

The criticism emerged following the SRB’s decision to publish a non-confidential version of Deloitte’s valuation report, as well as a number of other documents relating to the decision to put Popular into resolution and then sell it to Santander for €1.

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 11,812.99 65 5.42%
2 UniCredit 11,671.56 81 5.35%
3 LBBW 10,428.35 68 4.78%
4 Natixis 10,056.83 54 4.61%
5 UBS 10,023.11 54 4.60%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 76,452.22 326 6.16%
2 Citi 76,075.69 384 6.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 74,603.42 292 6.01%
4 Goldman Sachs 69,416.43 576 5.60%
5 Morgan Stanley 64,371.16 356 5.19%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 62,656.60 228 10.68%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,176.39 241 10.60%
3 Citi 58,885.51 284 10.04%
4 Goldman Sachs 52,481.43 510 8.95%
5 Morgan Stanley 49,661.01 274 8.47%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 7,428.28 28 7.14%
2 UniCredit 5,756.33 23 5.53%
3 LBBW 5,736.91 24 5.51%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,667.40 19 5.44%
5 Commerzbank Group 5,647.34 22 5.43%

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 7,584.11 21 12.84%
2 Barclays 4,776.16 18 8.08%
3 Credit Suisse 4,490.78 15 7.60%
4 BNP Paribas 4,171.68 19 7.06%
5 UBS 3,877.49 18 6.56%