Covered bond NSFR carve-out not expected

The final text of the net stable funding ratio has improved slightly compared to earlier versions, but the covered bond industry’s hopes for equal treatment relative to senior unsecured debt has fallen on deaf ears. The Council of Europe is expected to adopt the regulation from mid-March before putting it to a parliamentary vote in April.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 07 Mar 2019

The net stable funding ratio (NSFR) is a rule which obliges banks to match longer-term assets and liabilities. 

Unencumbered mortgages have a required stable funding (RSF) factor of 65%, meaning that a bank that funds these with senior unsecured debt has an NSFR above 100%.

The original Basel ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 6,314.80 30 6.53%
2 UniCredit 5,757.33 48 5.95%
3 LBBW 5,650.96 32 5.84%
4 Natixis 4,708.38 22 4.87%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,632.01 23 4.79%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 25,305.84 121 7.02%
2 JPMorgan 24,280.35 106 6.73%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,984.95 88 6.10%
4 Morgan Stanley 19,748.28 103 5.48%
5 Goldman Sachs 18,121.76 154 5.03%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,187.92 74 10.92%
2 Citi 20,047.19 95 10.84%
3 JPMorgan 19,459.84 84 10.52%
4 Morgan Stanley 16,529.18 77 8.94%
5 Goldman Sachs 15,636.39 136 8.46%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 3,944.55 14 7.40%
2 HSBC 3,694.64 13 6.93%
3 LBBW 3,692.39 14 6.93%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,687.68 15 6.92%
5 Deutsche Bank 3,304.65 12 6.20%

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 Credit Agricole CIB 3,286.19 8 13.95%
2 UBS 3,110.84 10 13.21%
3 Barclays 2,579.55 5 10.95%
4 BNP Paribas 2,246.30 9 9.54%
5 HSBC 1,533.23 10 6.51%