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 HSBC 9,704.99 54 5.52%
2 UniCredit 9,161.39 60 5.21%
3 LBBW 8,568.90 53 4.88%
4 Natixis 8,477.22 42 4.82%
5 Credit Suisse 7,862.88 42 4.47%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 61,942.43 205 6.84%
2 JPMorgan 59,971.32 225 6.62%
3 Citi 57,759.05 265 6.38%
4 Goldman Sachs 51,048.80 410 5.63%
5 Morgan Stanley 47,932.32 250 5.29%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 51,483.28 169 11.69%
2 JPMorgan 50,519.92 160 11.47%
3 Citi 46,472.84 208 10.55%
4 Goldman Sachs 39,496.10 363 8.97%
5 Morgan Stanley 36,328.64 191 8.25%

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 11.86%
2 UBS 3,374.07 13 8.46%
3 BNP Paribas 2,704.23 11 6.78%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,490.29 7 6.24%
5 Credit Suisse 2,352.50 10 5.90%