OCBC's covered bond size ambitions thwarted

Overseas Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) had adequate demand to print a €500m five year covered bond on Thursday, and though it was unable to reach the upper end of its size ambitions, it was able to issue the tightest Singaporean covered bond in euros.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 22 Feb 2018

OCBC had mandated joint leads BNP Paribas, NordLB, UniCredit and the issuer’s own syndicate on Wednesday for a benchmark trade and opened order books on Thursday morning for a five year with initial price guidance of 1bp over mid-swaps.

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,728.85 61 5.39%
2 UniCredit 9,811.25 71 4.93%
3 LBBW 9,752.95 65 4.90%
4 Natixis 9,399.97 49 4.73%
5 Commerzbank Group 9,151.46 56 4.60%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 73,578.00 306 6.49%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 70,348.05 260 6.21%
3 Citi 68,699.90 339 6.06%
4 Goldman Sachs 64,029.97 519 5.65%
5 HSBC 59,592.84 271 5.26%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 60,288.66 212 11.08%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 58,823.79 215 10.81%
3 Citi 54,782.74 258 10.07%
4 Goldman Sachs 48,014.74 458 8.82%
5 Morgan Stanley 45,602.96 250 8.38%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,934.65 26 7.24%
2 Commerzbank Group 5,481.12 21 5.73%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,303.97 23 5.54%
4 UniCredit 5,302.66 21 5.54%
5 Deutsche Bank 5,233.70 17 5.47%

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 5,772.23 17 11.05%
2 Barclays 4,243.94 15 8.12%
3 Credit Suisse 4,111.44 13 7.87%
4 UBS 3,802.05 17 7.28%
5 BNP Paribas 3,641.74 15 6.97%