Remarkable innovation as Swiss Re gets capital put at 25bp over

Swiss Re, the reinsurance group, returned to the equity-linked debt market on Wednesday with a deal that reinforced this issuer’s reputation for financial innovation: a $500m equity-neutral convertible bond that also acts as a contingent convertible security — except with more flexibility for the issuer.

  • By Aidan Gregory, Jon Hay
  • 06 Jun 2018

Barclays, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and UBS were the bookrunners.

Swiss Re has been working on this idea for a long time, bouncing ideas off a number of banks.

Over the past 20 years, the company has been very focused on sophisticated capital management, trying ...

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 132,387.73 545 8.30%
2 Citi 123,981.47 487 7.78%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 105,093.26 413 6.59%
4 Barclays 99,545.40 383 6.24%
5 HSBC 81,053.20 424 5.08%

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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,525.35 30 7.25%
2 BNP Paribas 8,422.96 46 5.30%
3 UniCredit 8,389.55 43 5.28%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,298.69 30 5.22%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,837.68 40 4.93%

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Morgan Stanley 4,425.28 19 11.23%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,006.06 15 10.16%
3 Citi 3,527.84 22 8.95%
4 JPMorgan 2,809.08 19 7.13%
5 UBS 2,241.39 12 5.69%