Fairfax makes euro debut in calmer market

Canadian insurance holding company Fairfax Financial Holdings issued a eurobond for the first time on Thursday, taking advantage of more favourable market conditions.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 22 Mar 2018

Final terms were set at 190bp over mid-swaps, with the size fixed at €600m. The book was covered in excess of €1bn for the 10 year deal.

Fairfax had only ever issued in US or Canadian dollars up until Thursday, according to Dealogic data. It issues about once ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 13,951.26 77 5.56%
2 UniCredit 12,799.14 93 5.10%
3 Natixis 11,652.77 67 4.64%
4 UBS 11,388.66 61 4.54%
5 LBBW 11,285.83 74 4.50%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 87,198.51 364 6.21%
2 Citi 78,914.26 425 5.62%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 78,244.27 325 5.58%
4 Goldman Sachs 72,613.81 636 5.18%
5 HSBC 71,510.81 339 5.10%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 70,551.16 252 11.09%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,880.35 272 10.20%
3 Citi 61,732.00 323 9.70%
4 Morgan Stanley 54,578.23 314 8.58%
5 Goldman Sachs 54,299.46 565 8.53%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 8,357.33 33 7.02%
2 Commerzbank Group 6,550.39 26 5.51%
3 Deutsche Bank 6,535.71 22 5.49%
4 UniCredit 6,513.66 27 5.47%
5 LBBW 6,441.23 28 5.41%

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 7,765.93 22 11.95%
2 BNP Paribas 5,338.58 23 8.21%
3 Barclays 5,124.61 20 7.88%
4 Credit Suisse 4,520.44 16 6.95%
5 UBS 3,976.00 19 6.12%