Potential for record covered bond supply in 2018

After a strong start to the year, covered bond supply is widely expected to beat expecations. Prospects for the second half of the year will depend on how credit markets behave and how issuers consider refinancing central bank term liquidity. Given these large variables, supply this year could yet prove exceptionally high.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 13 Jul 2018

So far this year €97bn of covered bonds have been issued in euros, and along with another €18bn euro equivalent in sterling and dollars, the total year to date stands at €114bn, according to analysts at Crédit Agricole.

That number is approximately €20bn short of what was ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 13,887.43 76 5.54%
2 UniCredit 12,799.14 93 5.10%
3 Natixis 11,641.40 66 4.64%
4 UBS 11,358.90 61 4.53%
5 LBBW 11,285.83 74 4.50%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 86,827.48 359 6.20%
2 Citi 78,755.88 421 5.63%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 78,210.89 323 5.59%
4 Goldman Sachs 72,611.70 632 5.19%
5 HSBC 71,410.81 338 5.10%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 70,442.78 250 11.08%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,846.97 270 10.20%
3 Citi 61,573.62 319 9.68%
4 Morgan Stanley 54,569.85 313 8.58%
5 Goldman Sachs 54,297.35 561 8.54%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 8,357.33 33 7.02%
2 Commerzbank Group 6,550.39 26 5.51%
3 Deutsche Bank 6,535.71 22 5.49%
4 UniCredit 6,513.66 27 5.47%
5 LBBW 6,441.23 28 5.41%

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 7,765.93 22 11.95%
2 BNP Paribas 5,338.58 23 8.22%
3 Barclays 5,124.61 20 7.89%
4 Credit Suisse 4,520.44 16 6.96%
5 UBS 3,976.00 19 6.12%