FCA makes enquiries into HSBC’s discos

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has been looking into bondholder concerns after HSBC decided to reclassify four legacy bank capital instruments earlier this year, leading to a plummet in their value.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 03 Dec 2018

The FCA’s enquiries do not constitute a formal investigation — although that could result from its actions.

The body, which regulates the conduct of financial firms and the UK's securities markets, is interested in how transparent the UK bank has been and has been looking to gather evidence, ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 5,126.88 21 7.07%
2 Barclays 4,135.60 21 5.70%
3 UniCredit 3,936.37 31 5.43%
4 LBBW 3,932.19 21 5.42%
5 Natixis 3,653.41 15 5.04%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 14,807.96 59 7.69%
2 JPMorgan 11,975.54 50 6.22%
3 Morgan Stanley 11,846.12 53 6.16%
4 Goldman Sachs 11,083.91 74 5.76%
5 BNP Paribas 10,257.67 30 5.33%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 11,039.30 41 11.11%
2 Citi 10,660.17 45 10.73%
3 Goldman Sachs 10,225.81 67 10.29%
4 Morgan Stanley 10,115.10 41 10.18%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,734.93 29 8.79%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 3,255.83 11 7.44%
2 HSBC 3,089.99 10 7.06%
3 LBBW 3,017.42 12 6.90%
4 Barclays 2,870.45 11 6.56%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,847.49 11 6.51%

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 UBS 2,550.05 5 24.58%
2 HSBC 984.09 6 9.49%
3 Deutsche Bank 695.24 5 6.70%
4 Santander 660.14 4 6.36%
5 Credit Suisse 618.23 4 5.96%