Greek covereds should perform against Italian

National Bank of Greece (NBG) won an investment grade covered bond rating this week, showing the way for European Central Bank (ECB) repo eligibility to other Greek banks. Along with a more stable fiscal and political backdrop and an imminent exit from its bail-out programme, Greek covered bonds have a good chance of outperforming Italian versions.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 12 Jul 2018

Greek covered bonds are on a roll, thanks in part to NBG which this week got an investment grade rating for its conditional pass through (CPT) covered bond programme.

The new rating means the issuer’s €750m October 2020 now qualifies for repo eligibility with the ECB, which ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,646.84 53 5.51%
2 UniCredit 9,064.27 59 5.18%
3 LBBW 8,471.98 52 4.84%
4 Natixis 8,380.29 41 4.79%
5 Credit Suisse 7,862.88 42 4.49%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 59,727.04 222 6.74%
2 Citi 55,646.78 262 6.28%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 55,339.03 202 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 49,484.55 401 5.58%
5 Morgan Stanley 47,364.05 246 5.34%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 49,260.98 156 11.64%
2 Citi 45,649.30 205 10.78%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 44,405.37 166 10.49%
4 Goldman Sachs 38,406.83 356 9.07%
5 Morgan Stanley 34,608.53 187 8.18%

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 11.92%
2 UBS 3,374.07 13 8.50%
3 BNP Paribas 2,704.23 11 6.81%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,458.47 6 6.20%
5 Credit Suisse 2,352.50 10 5.93%