BAML prices Taurus European CMBS deal

After snapping up around €100bn of ABS this year, investors are preparing to shut their books in the run up to year end. The last remaining CMBS deal in the pipeline — Taurus 2018-3 DEU from Bank of America Merrill Lynch — was priced on Wednesday with senior tranche demand just over the threshold and junior spreads offered at wider levels compared with initial price talk.

  • By Asad Ali
  • 12 Dec 2018

The €475m CMBS was announced on December 3 and was expected to be priced on Tuesday, with the last spread guidance of 110bp over Euribor for the senior triple-A tranche holding steady from initial talk. The tranche was 1.1 times subscribed according to the last update.

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 15,256 32 16.83
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 10,179 30 11.23
3 Citi 9,751 23 10.76
4 Lloyds Bank 7,329 24 8.09
5 JP Morgan 6,580 10 7.26

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 RBC Capital Markets 251.51 1 25.00%
1 MUFG 251.51 1 25.00%
1 Credit Agricole CIB 251.51 1 25.00%
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 251.51 1 25.00%
Subtotal 1,006.02 1 100.00%