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 6,931.77 33 6.31%
2 LBBW 6,339.70 36 5.77%
3 UniCredit 6,316.04 54 5.75%
4 Natixis 5,053.55 24 4.60%
5 Barclays 4,895.61 26 4.46%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 35,201.33 164 7.04%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 32,632.36 129 6.53%
3 JPMorgan 31,343.81 146 6.27%
4 Morgan Stanley 22,599.17 127 4.52%
5 BNP Paribas 19,563.50 77 3.91%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,638.78 104 12.31%
2 Citi 27,077.87 127 11.64%
3 JPMorgan 24,977.97 114 10.73%
4 Morgan Stanley 18,209.45 90 7.83%
5 Goldman Sachs 15,248.74 159 6.55%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 4,185.21 16 7.11%
2 Natixis 4,178.19 15 7.09%
3 HSBC 3,974.99 14 6.75%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,687.68 15 6.26%
5 Deutsche Bank 3,304.65 12 5.61%

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 Credit Agricole CIB 3,286.19 8 11.28%
2 Barclays 3,229.69 10 11.08%
3 UBS 3,210.90 11 11.02%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 8.76%
5 HSBC 1,754.26 12 6.02%