Bundesbank reveals existential fears about CoCos

The Bundesbank has expressed profound concern about whether the contingent convertible capital securities (CoCos) issued by banks can absorb losses effectively and fulfil their intended purpose.

  • By Tyler Davies
  • 27 Mar 2018

Authors of the German central bank’s monthly report for March 2018 wrote about a number of perceived flaws in CoCo products, which are otherwise referred to as additional tier one (AT1) bonds in Europe.

In common with concerns voiced by a number of bank capital investors, ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 10,508.92 89 5.90%
2 HSBC 10,220.20 53 5.74%
3 LBBW 8,393.04 48 4.71%
4 Natixis 7,239.94 37 4.07%
5 Barclays 7,218.44 37 4.05%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 60,603.56 279 5.88%
2 JPMorgan 58,738.70 311 5.70%
3 Citi 55,661.62 319 5.40%
4 Morgan Stanley 46,520.48 253 4.52%
5 Goldman Sachs 41,235.04 361 4.00%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 49,795.27 235 11.30%
2 JPMorgan 47,158.34 241 10.70%
3 Citi 43,890.39 248 9.96%
4 Morgan Stanley 35,695.37 177 8.10%
5 Goldman Sachs 31,421.70 306 7.13%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 5,939.43 23 6.68%
2 LBBW 5,403.66 21 6.08%
3 UniCredit 5,308.44 25 5.97%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 5,190.96 23 5.84%
5 HSBC 5,076.13 19 5.71%

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 Barclays 6,245.72 16 13.46%
2 UBS 4,356.06 22 9.39%
3 BNP Paribas 3,955.22 18 8.52%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,549.81 11 7.65%
5 Credit Suisse 2,989.22 12 6.44%