ECB signals CPT covered bonds’ risk with greater repo haircuts

The European Central Bank (ECB) has effectively doubled valuation haircuts for conditional pass through (CPT) covered bonds that are retained for repo purposes. The move, which follows the bank’s decision to not buy CPTs from non-investment grade issuers for its purchase programme, signals that the central bank sees inherent risks in the structure.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 09 Feb 2018

The ECB’s updated risk control framework, published on Thursday, had been expected since November 2016 when the central bank stated it would take into account “the additional risk” which resulted from the use of such covered bonds with extendable maturities.

The ECB will now apply the ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 7,466.45 40 5.70%
2 Natixis 7,203.12 31 5.50%
3 Credit Suisse 7,022.58 35 5.36%
4 LBBW 6,855.59 38 5.23%
5 UniCredit 6,528.35 40 4.98%

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 6.98%
2 Citi 42,730.19 207 6.41%
3 JPMorgan 42,104.91 172 6.32%
4 Goldman Sachs 38,945.82 268 5.84%
5 Morgan Stanley 38,549.63 184 5.78%

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 11.10%
2 JPMorgan 35,733.01 122 10.54%
3 Citi 34,819.94 160 10.27%
4 Goldman Sachs 31,136.63 235 9.18%
5 Morgan Stanley 30,197.39 146 8.91%

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 8.95%
2 LBBW 4,244.39 18 6.21%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,163.44 13 6.09%
4 UniCredit 3,902.49 16 5.71%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,848.68 16 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 4,538.06 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%