NBG covered bonds become 'interesting' as Helaba taps

The covered bonds of National Bank of Greece will be eligible for two bond indices and will attract a substantially lower capital charge following Fitch’s recent rating upgrade. At the same time, Helaba tapped its February 2024 and Münchener Hypothekenbank hit the road with plans to issue its first green Pfandbrief.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 22 Oct 2018

On Friday Fitch upgraded NBG’s Programme II to 'BBB-' from 'BB-' and left the bonds on stable outlook. The programme had been put on rating watch positive following Fitch's August upgrade of Greece to 'BB-' from 'B' and the revision of its country ceiling. 

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 2,007.05 8 7.35%
2 Barclays 1,796.79 8 6.58%
3 UniCredit 1,612.51 9 5.90%
4 DNB Markets 1,577.99 3 5.78%
5 RBC Capital Markets 1,529.57 5 5.60%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 3,754.46 8 8.10%
2 Citi 3,099.14 12 6.68%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,856.43 6 6.16%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,525.67 10 5.45%
5 UBS 2,487.84 9 5.37%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 4,205.29 10 16.76%
2 BNP Paribas 2,841.66 4 11.33%
3 JPMorgan 2,481.15 13 9.89%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,083.58 8 8.31%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,049.00 6 8.17%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 1,277.72 4 8.80%
2 Barclays 1,252.42 5 8.62%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,206.85 4 8.31%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,183.61 4 8.15%
5 UniCredit 1,182.66 4 8.14%

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 JPMorgan 201.08 2 18.64%
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 201.08 2 18.64%
3 UniCredit 113.58 1 10.53%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 113.58 1 10.53%
3 Citi 113.58 1 10.53%