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 12,539.55 69 5.33%
2 UniCredit 11,957.19 82 5.08%
3 UBS 10,837.07 59 4.61%
4 LBBW 10,773.61 70 4.58%
5 Natixis 10,629.41 59 4.52%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 77,923.41 335 6.03%
2 Citi 77,045.03 396 5.96%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 76,247.85 304 5.90%
4 Goldman Sachs 70,384.86 599 5.45%
5 Morgan Stanley 66,629.43 376 5.16%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 64,153.09 237 10.48%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,053.06 256 10.47%
3 Citi 60,258.63 298 9.85%
4 Goldman Sachs 53,704.18 534 8.78%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,720.52 293 8.45%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 7,713.92 29 6.88%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,252.08 21 5.57%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 6,198.22 24 5.53%
4 LBBW 6,082.16 26 5.42%
5 UniCredit 6,041.97 24 5.39%

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 7,584.11 21 12.72%
2 Barclays 4,776.16 18 8.01%
3 Credit Suisse 4,518.72 16 7.58%
4 BNP Paribas 4,247.72 20 7.12%
5 UBS 3,877.49 18 6.50%