Fintech pros announce stay of robot executioner’s hand on ABS jobs

To a standing-room-only crowd of trembling ABS professionals either hoping for a glimpse of the awesome future that artificial intelligence and machine learning promise for the finance industry, or awaiting the proclamation of a death sentence for their jobs, fintech panellists offered bittersweet consolation: the ABS industry still needs humans. For now, at least.

  • By GlobalCapital
  • 26 Feb 2019

The hands of our future machine-managers still need human guidance in order to provide meaningful benefit to the finance industry, and securitization in particular, in the areas where they are now being loosed.

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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 4,486 16 13.62
2 Citi 4,347 16 13.20
3 Lloyds Bank 3,158 6 9.59
4 Morgan Stanley 3,066 8 9.31
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 2,771 10 8.42

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 59,774.40 197 10.64%
2 JPMorgan 52,017.12 155 9.26%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 42,153.78 123 7.51%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 41,657.82 137 7.42%
5 Credit Suisse 38,415.30 121 6.84%