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 9,704.99 54 5.47%
2 UniCredit 9,192.82 61 5.18%
3 LBBW 8,744.00 54 4.92%
4 Natixis 8,477.22 42 4.77%
5 Credit Suisse 8,000.81 42 4.51%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,476.14 226 6.64%
2 JPMorgan 62,964.77 247 6.48%
3 Citi 60,560.65 279 6.23%
4 Goldman Sachs 57,353.34 460 5.90%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,090.93 275 5.26%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 53,845.06 188 11.17%
2 JPMorgan 53,164.23 178 11.03%
3 Citi 49,015.06 220 10.17%
4 Goldman Sachs 42,718.58 406 8.86%
5 Morgan Stanley 39,461.23 214 8.19%

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 7.26%
2 UniCredit 5,302.66 21 5.91%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,002.94 16 5.58%
4 LBBW 4,987.08 21 5.56%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,984.41 19 5.56%

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 10.98%
2 Barclays 3,919.93 12 9.10%
3 UBS 3,374.07 13 7.83%
4 BNP Paribas 3,351.70 12 7.78%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,490.29 7 5.78%