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 UniCredit 11,671.49 81 5.45%
2 HSBC 10,985.14 63 5.13%
3 LBBW 10,428.35 68 4.87%
4 Natixis 10,056.83 54 4.69%
5 Commerzbank Group 9,739.62 61 4.55%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 76,186.64 322 6.18%
2 Citi 75,614.99 380 6.14%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 74,287.75 290 6.03%
4 Goldman Sachs 68,890.42 571 5.59%
5 Morgan Stanley 64,134.18 352 5.20%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 62,605.42 226 10.75%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,147.65 236 10.67%
3 Citi 58,882.83 282 10.11%
4 Goldman Sachs 52,120.22 504 8.95%
5 Morgan Stanley 49,659.14 272 8.53%

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 7.28%
2 UniCredit 5,756.33 23 5.64%
3 LBBW 5,736.91 24 5.62%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,667.40 19 5.55%
5 Commerzbank Group 5,647.34 22 5.53%

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%