Anaesthetised OBGs unfazed by Italian politics

The Italian Obbligazioni Bancarie Garantite market has barely reacted to the growing probability that an anti-European coalition between the Five Star Movement and League parties could soon be announced. Even though OBGs are expensive relative to senior unsecured and sovereign bond markets, spreads could well hold steady unless there is a considerable improvement in supply.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 11 May 2018

OBG spreads have barely moved this week, despite reports that a deal is likely to be struck between Italy’s Five Star and League parties.

The muted reaction is partly explained by the fact that both parties have dropped some of their fiercely anti-euro rhetoric. More importantly, they do not ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 11,812.99 65 5.42%
2 UniCredit 11,671.56 81 5.35%
3 LBBW 10,428.35 68 4.78%
4 Natixis 10,056.83 54 4.61%
5 UBS 10,023.11 54 4.60%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

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1 JPMorgan 76,286.55 325 6.16%
2 Citi 75,616.17 381 6.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 74,287.75 290 6.00%
4 Goldman Sachs 69,250.76 575 5.59%
5 Morgan Stanley 64,136.05 354 5.18%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

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2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,176.39 241 10.60%
3 Citi 58,885.51 284 10.04%
4 Goldman Sachs 52,481.43 510 8.95%
5 Morgan Stanley 49,661.01 274 8.47%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

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2 UniCredit 5,756.33 23 5.53%
3 LBBW 5,736.91 24 5.51%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,667.40 19 5.44%
5 Commerzbank Group 5,647.34 22 5.43%

Global FIG Revenue

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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

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1 HSBC 7,584.11 21 12.84%
2 Barclays 4,776.16 18 8.08%
3 Credit Suisse 4,490.78 15 7.60%
4 BNP Paribas 4,171.68 19 7.06%
5 UBS 3,877.49 18 6.56%