Covered bond asset eligibility is the ‘mother of all discussions’

Negotiations between the European Parliament, the European Commission and the covered bond industry around asset eligibility are like trying to “put a square peg in a round hole” and have proved to be the “mother of all discussions”, said key representatives of the two organisations at the European Covered Bond Council’s (ECBC) 28th Plenary Meeting in Munich on Wednesday.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 12 Sep 2018

The legislative debate on covered bonds is “the most critical topic of the year” said Luca Bertalot, general secretary of the ECBC, who moderated the panel.

The European Parliament’s Economic & Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) and the European Commission have the same objective, which is to ensure the quality ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 5,126.88 21 7.33%
2 Barclays 4,041.33 20 5.78%
3 UniCredit 3,842.10 30 5.49%
4 LBBW 3,782.72 20 5.41%
5 Natixis 3,503.93 14 5.01%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 14,133.80 57 7.69%
2 JPMorgan 11,975.54 50 6.51%
3 Morgan Stanley 11,637.78 52 6.33%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,376.12 72 5.64%
5 BNP Paribas 10,127.86 28 5.51%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 11,039.30 41 11.69%
2 Citi 9,986.01 43 10.58%
3 Morgan Stanley 9,906.77 40 10.49%
4 Goldman Sachs 9,518.02 65 10.08%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,526.90 27 9.03%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 3,106.36 10 7.25%
2 HSBC 3,089.99 10 7.21%
3 Barclays 2,870.45 11 6.70%
4 LBBW 2,867.95 11 6.69%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,698.01 10 6.30%

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 UBS 2,550.05 5 27.51%
2 HSBC 984.09 6 10.62%
3 Santander 660.14 4 7.12%
4 Deutsche Bank 511.09 4 5.51%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 459.09 3 4.95%