Covered bonds offer SMBC a ‘new level of stability’

Stability of foreign currency funding is a priority for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and covered bonds provide a new level of balance in this regard, according to the bank’s head of treasury. Since other borrowers in Japan are sure to be thinking along the same lines, the market for Japan's covered bond is likely to have tremendous scope for growth.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 01 Nov 2018

In the aftermath of this week’s successful debut covered bond deal from SMBC, Atsushi Ouchiyama, senior vice-president in the treasury department of SMBC’s debt strategy and issuance group told GlobalCapital about the strategic importance of covered bonds for his bank. 

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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%