Trio of banks test the limits of green bond demand

Financial institutions piled into the euro market with green bonds this week, but the contrasting fortunes of each of the new deals raised a number of questions about whether or not green was still the safest game in town, writes Tyler Davies.

  • By Tyler Davies
  • 12 Apr 2018

Green investors had been waiting for three months for banks to step up their sales of socially responsible investments, and then three deals came along at once.

ABN Amro, BNP Paribas and Berlin Hyp raised a combined €1.75bn with a trio of offerings, which accounted for more than ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,265.11 26 5.59%
2 Credit Suisse 6,183.04 31 5.52%
3 UniCredit 6,106.76 35 5.45%
4 HSBC 5,429.80 30 4.84%
5 LBBW 5,373.19 30 4.79%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 35,000.04 113 6.59%
2 JPMorgan 34,599.81 126 6.51%
3 Goldman Sachs 32,815.80 199 6.18%
4 Citi 31,653.83 162 5.96%
5 Morgan Stanley 29,898.86 137 5.63%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 30,558.66 92 11.53%
2 JPMorgan 29,776.03 87 11.23%
3 Goldman Sachs 25,658.32 171 9.68%
4 Citi 24,837.87 124 9.37%
5 Morgan Stanley 24,459.20 105 9.23%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Apr 2018
1 Natixis 5,582.45 20 8.97%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,163.44 13 6.69%
3 UniCredit 3,902.49 16 6.27%
4 LBBW 3,521.48 15 5.66%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 3,368.88 14 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 4,457.17 8 13.24%
2 UBS 3,374.07 13 10.02%
3 BNP Paribas 2,596.35 10 7.71%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,377.58 5 7.06%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,055.39 8 6.10%