New TLAC ruling leaves G-SIBs with open goal in yen

Regional Japanese banks have been freed up to invest in loss-absorbing senior debt following new guidance on the regulatory treatment of TLAC holdings. The world's largest FIG borrowers will need to move into the yen market quickly to take full advantage of this new but huge source of investment for their bonds, writes Tyler Davies.

  • By Tyler Davies
  • 24 May 2018

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (JFSA) said in April that domestic banks would have to apply a risk weighting of 150% to any total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) eligible senior bonds they hold above a threshold equivalent to 5% of their core capital.

This was a relief for regional ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 2,273.18 10 6.97%
2 UniCredit 1,963.45 12 6.02%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,891.30 9 5.80%
4 LBBW 1,875.05 11 5.75%
5 Barclays 1,854.12 9 5.68%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 8,201.44 15 10.04%
2 Citi 7,855.38 24 9.61%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 5,887.91 6 7.21%
4 JPMorgan 5,473.47 21 6.70%
5 Morgan Stanley 4,949.43 16 6.06%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Wells Fargo Securities 5,887.91 6 13.67%
2 Citi 5,738.91 19 13.33%
3 JPMorgan 5,372.59 20 12.48%
4 Morgan Stanley 4,639.07 13 10.77%
5 BNP Paribas 2,991.66 6 6.95%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 1,441.13 6 8.73%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 1,378.34 5 8.35%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,372.68 5 8.31%
4 Natixis 1,277.72 4 7.74%
5 Barclays 1,252.42 5 7.58%

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 JPMorgan 131.18 2 10.67%
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 131.18 2 10.67%
3 UniCredit 127.02 2 10.33%
4 BNP Paribas 123.62 2 10.05%
5 UBS 87.50 1 7.12%