US ABS investors add Fed unwinding, tax reform to list of issues

While the ABS markets have continued to build momentum each year since the financial crisis, investors are seeing a mix of good and bad on the horizon as capital flows extensively into burgeoning corners of the market and the Federal Reserve continues apace with its normalization of monetary policy.

  • By Alexander Saeedy
  • 24 Sep 2018

One asset manager told GlobalCapital that ABS is being generally weighed down by the overabundance of capital seeking yield, and that he believed it made more sense to find yield by securitizing on his own rather than “eat somebody else’s cooking.”

He also highlighted that esoteric assets ...

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Citi 3,691 11 20.69
2 Morgan Stanley 2,420 6 13.57
3 Goldman Sachs 2,096 5 11.75
4 BNP Paribas 1,686 6 9.45
5 Barclays 1,565 4 8.77

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 47,881.49 152 10.95%
2 JPMorgan 40,615.47 114 9.29%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 37,061.63 106 8.48%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 32,097.67 104 7.34%
5 Credit Suisse 28,257.94 85 6.46%