Westpac hits dollars and euros covered bonds

Westpac issued the first dollar covered bond of the year this week, while its New Zealand subsidiary hit the euro market following the demand unearthed by an earlier deal from ANZ New Zealand.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 10 Jan 2019

Westpac took advantage of a quiet market to issue a $2bn five year deal on Monday. The issue provided a considerable cost saving to the cost of dollar senior unsecured funding — sending a strong signal to other issuers.

The $2bn five year was priced at 58bp over ...

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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 8.12%
2 Barclays 1,682.54 7 6.80%
3 UniCredit 1,541.65 8 6.23%
4 RBC Capital Markets 1,529.57 5 6.18%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 1,434.09 6 5.80%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 3,573.83 6 8.48%
2 Citi 3,051.22 10 7.24%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,824.93 5 6.70%
4 UBS 2,457.01 8 5.83%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,427.85 8 5.76%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 2,661.03 2 13.95%
2 JPMorgan 2,252.50 9 11.81%
3 Goldman Sachs 2,017.50 5 10.58%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,985.76 6 10.41%
5 Citi 1,860.53 7 9.75%

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%