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 Natixis 4,052.17 16 6.98%
2 UniCredit 3,766.07 19 6.49%
3 Credit Suisse 3,501.18 16 6.03%
4 Barclays 3,225.91 15 5.56%
5 Deutsche Bank 2,972.40 12 5.12%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 16,178.66 57 6.93%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,866.43 43 6.80%
3 Goldman Sachs 15,855.43 67 6.79%
4 JPMorgan 15,730.92 51 6.74%
5 Citi 13,920.53 60 5.96%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 14,782.77 59 10.78%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,541.23 37 10.61%
3 JPMorgan 14,017.46 38 10.22%
4 Morgan Stanley 13,480.57 43 9.83%
5 Citi 12,623.66 48 9.21%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 3,768.78 13 10.71%
2 UniCredit 2,555.78 10 7.26%
3 Deutsche Bank 2,505.35 8 7.12%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,239.57 9 6.36%
5 Credit Suisse 2,135.65 6 6.07%

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 2,355.83 6 22.08%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 2,031.40 2 19.04%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,447.57 4 13.57%
4 Barclays 505.57 3 4.74%
5 JPMorgan 490.48 3 4.60%