No end in sight for Brexit blues as UK banks face up to choppy markets

UK banks have surfaced in the unsecured debt markets for the first time in about four months, buoyed by optimism about a series of crucial votes on Brexit in parliament next week. Experts suggest that the country’s financial institutions will have to get used to these sorts of narrow issuance windows, with the country yet to even start the most challenging stages of its exit from the European Union.

  • By Tyler Davies
  • 07 Mar 2019

Faced with paying a “Brexit premium”, UK financial institutions have largely steered clear of issuing new debt in the run-up to the country’s scheduled departure from the EU on March 29.

But credit spreads across the sector have been tightening rapidly in recent days after UK prime minister ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 6,183.34 29 6.44%
2 UniCredit 5,757.33 48 5.99%
3 LBBW 5,650.96 32 5.88%
4 Natixis 4,708.38 22 4.90%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,632.01 23 4.82%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 24,468.24 117 6.95%
2 JPMorgan 23,260.47 101 6.61%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,814.41 86 6.20%
4 Morgan Stanley 19,242.41 100 5.47%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,708.18 153 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 20,117.92 73 11.17%
2 Citi 19,547.68 92 10.86%
3 JPMorgan 18,561.22 80 10.31%
4 Morgan Stanley 16,159.37 75 8.98%
5 Goldman Sachs 15,187.28 135 8.44%

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 14.01%
2 UBS 3,066.95 9 13.07%
3 Barclays 2,579.55 5 11.00%
4 BNP Paribas 2,246.30 9 9.57%
5 HSBC 1,533.23 10 6.54%