Covered spreads to widen as supply expectations thrashed

With €95bn issued so far this year, covered bond supply has exceeded expectations. Several analysts now suggest spreads will widen with issuance for 2018 set to reach at least €130bn.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 26 Jul 2018
Société Générale analysts have admitted the primary market had been more active than anticipated. They expect a further €30bn-€35bn of supply, but concede that “a big unknown” is going to be how banks consider repaying liquidity borrowed under the second Term Long Term Refinancing Operation (TLTRO II), most ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 11,812.99 65 5.33%
2 UniCredit 11,671.56 81 5.27%
3 LBBW 10,602.04 69 4.78%
4 UBS 10,527.02 56 4.75%
5 Natixis 10,172.53 55 4.59%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 76,452.22 326 6.16%
2 Citi 76,075.69 384 6.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 74,603.42 292 6.01%
4 Goldman Sachs 69,416.43 576 5.60%
5 Morgan Stanley 64,371.16 356 5.19%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 62,822.27 229 10.68%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,492.06 243 10.63%
3 Citi 59,201.18 286 10.07%
4 Goldman Sachs 52,647.10 511 8.95%
5 Morgan Stanley 49,826.68 275 8.47%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 7,428.28 28 7.08%
2 LBBW 5,910.59 25 5.63%
3 UniCredit 5,756.33 23 5.48%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,667.40 19 5.40%
5 Commerzbank Group 5,647.34 22 5.38%

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 7,584.11 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%