Covered bond directive may strengthen Cédulas, giving cover for other reforms

Transposing the European Commission’s covered bond directive into Spanish Cédulas law should result in multi-notch Cédulas upgrades, Fitch said. This could help allay concerns about other legal reforms that will lower collateral protection, and help boost confidence that the impending overhaul of the Spanish legal framework can be executed deftly.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 03 Aug 2018

If interest and principal liquidity buffers were introduced into cédulas law, the probability of a disruption to payments would be considerably reduced. Under Fitch’s payment continuity uplift (PCU) methodology, Spanish covered bonds could then be in line for multi-notch rating upgrades.

In a peer review published by ...

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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%