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 5,239.87 22 7.08%
2 Barclays 4,135.60 21 5.59%
3 UniCredit 4,051.06 32 5.47%
4 LBBW 4,045.18 22 5.47%
5 Natixis 3,766.40 16 5.09%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 15,933.47 68 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 13,100.43 56 6.27%
3 Morgan Stanley 12,871.67 62 6.16%
4 Goldman Sachs 11,917.51 81 5.70%
5 BNP Paribas 11,455.48 34 5.48%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 11,811.28 46 10.83%
2 Citi 11,687.10 53 10.72%
3 Morgan Stanley 10,772.13 48 9.88%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,706.50 73 9.82%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,767.97 37 8.96%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 3,255.83 11 7.35%
2 HSBC 3,089.99 10 6.97%
3 LBBW 3,017.42 12 6.81%
4 Barclays 2,870.45 11 6.48%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,847.49 11 6.43%

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 UBS 2,550.05 5 22.22%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 1,563.81 4 13.62%
3 HSBC 984.09 6 8.57%
4 Deutsche Bank 695.24 5 6.06%
5 Santander 660.14 4 5.75%