Regulatory activism: how to snitch and make money

When one investment fund judged that a UK building society’s non-paying legacy capital instrument did not comply with European regulations, it saw an opportunity to make a return.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 12 Apr 2018

As financial institutions work out how to deal with old capital products, sometimes investors risk losing out. Last month Aviva told the market it could redeem its preference shares at par, before backtracking amid a wave of criticism.

But in one case where the creditor has got on ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,646.84 53 5.52%
2 UniCredit 9,064.27 59 5.18%
3 LBBW 8,460.29 51 4.84%
4 Natixis 8,380.29 41 4.79%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,808.11 45 4.47%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 54,485.03 201 6.34%
2 Citi 54,367.98 259 6.33%
3 JPMorgan 52,700.20 217 6.13%
4 Goldman Sachs 47,685.69 398 5.55%
5 Morgan Stanley 45,832.73 245 5.33%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 45,275.50 204 10.97%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 44,405.37 166 10.76%
3 JPMorgan 43,387.18 154 10.51%
4 Goldman Sachs 38,033.04 355 9.21%
5 Morgan Stanley 34,608.53 187 8.38%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,511.67 24 7.33%
2 UniCredit 5,302.66 21 5.97%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,002.94 16 5.64%
4 LBBW 4,811.97 20 5.42%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,809.31 18 5.42%

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 4,729.28 11 11.92%
2 UBS 3,374.07 13 8.50%
3 BNP Paribas 2,704.23 11 6.81%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,458.47 6 6.20%
5 Credit Suisse 2,352.50 10 5.93%