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 6,931.77 33 6.31%
2 LBBW 6,339.70 36 5.77%
3 UniCredit 6,316.04 54 5.75%
4 Natixis 5,053.55 24 4.60%
5 Barclays 4,895.61 26 4.46%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 35,201.33 164 7.04%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 32,632.36 129 6.53%
3 JPMorgan 31,343.81 146 6.27%
4 Morgan Stanley 22,599.17 127 4.52%
5 BNP Paribas 19,563.50 77 3.91%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,638.78 104 12.31%
2 Citi 27,077.87 127 11.64%
3 JPMorgan 24,977.97 114 10.73%
4 Morgan Stanley 18,209.45 90 7.83%
5 Goldman Sachs 15,248.74 159 6.55%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 4,185.21 16 7.11%
2 Natixis 4,178.19 15 7.09%
3 HSBC 3,974.99 14 6.75%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,687.68 15 6.26%
5 Deutsche Bank 3,304.65 12 5.61%

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 Credit Agricole CIB 3,286.19 8 11.28%
2 Barclays 3,229.69 10 11.08%
3 UBS 3,210.90 11 11.02%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 8.76%
5 HSBC 1,754.26 12 6.02%