Vote Now: GlobalCapital US Securitization Awards 2019

GlobalCapital is pleased to present the nominees for its annual US ABS awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in structured finance markets.

  • By Max Adams
  • 08 Mar 2019
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The short lists include three nominees per category. The lists were compiled using a combination of industry nominations collected over a month long period, peer review conducted by the publication and GlobalCapital’s own research. 

The awards will be presented at a dinner in New York on May 8.

Voters do not need to be subscribers to GlobalCapital. To ensure that the awards are an accurate reflection of the market, you are strongly encouraged to forward the survey link to clients and peers. 

The awards this year have been expanded to include ABS and CLO trading, securitization research and securitization investor of the year. 

2019 will also be the first year that GlobalCapital will take pitches for its US awards. The publication this year will call for pitches for winners in the categories of innovation in securitization, honoring the the most innovative securitization bank of the year and the most innovative securitization deal of the year. 

A list of all of the nominees is also included below. 

If you have any questions, or would like to schedule a time to pitch for the innovation awards, please contact securitization editor, Max Adams, at max.adams@globalcapital.com or at 212-224-3293. 

For questions about attending or sponsoring the event please contact publisher Ashley Hofmann at ahofmann@globalcapital.comor at +44 (0) 207 779 8740.

Overall Best Securitization Bank of the Year

- Credit Suisse 

- Wells Fargo 

- JP Morgan 

ABS Bank of the Year 

- Credit Suisse 

- Barclays 

- JP Morgan 

CMBS Bank of the Year 

- Wells Fargo 

- UBS 

- Credit Suisse 

RMBS Bank of the Year 

- Bank of America Merrill Lynch 

- Wells Fargo 

- JP Morgan

CLO Arranging Bank of the Year 

- Goldman Sachs 

- Jefferies 

- Morgan Stanley 

Esoteric ABS Bank of the Year

- Credit Suisse 

- Barclays 

- Guggenheim 

Securitization Trustee of the Year 

- Wilmington Trust 

- US Bank 

- Wells Fargo 

ABS Trading Desk of the Year 

- Citi 

- Barclays 

- Goldman Sachs 

CLO Trading Desk of the Year 

- Goldman Sachs 

- Morgan Stanley 

- Credit Suisse

Securitization Research Team of the Year 

- Kroll Bond Rating Agency 

- Bank of America Merrill Lynch 

- DBRS 

Overall Best Securitization Issuer of the Year 

- Fannie Mae

- Lending Club 

- Marlette Funding

ABS Issuer of the Year 

- Santander Consumer USA 

- Marlette Funding 

- Lending Club 

CMBS Issuer of the Year 

- Wells Fargo 

- Goldman Sachs 

- Fannie Mae 

RMBS Issuer of the Year 

- Freddie Mac 

- Redwood Trust 

- Fannie Mae 

Esoteric ABS Issuer of the Year 

- Dividend Finance 

- Mosaic 

- CleanFund

CLO Manager of the Year 

- CIFC 

- BlueMountain Capital Management 

- Credit Suisse Asset Management 

Securitization Investor of the Year 

- MetLife 

- Loomis Sayles 

- Vanguard 

Overall Best Securitization Law Firm of the Year 

- Clifford Chance 

- Morgan Lewis 

- Sidley Austin 

ABS Law Firm of the Year

- Mayer Brown 

- Dechert 

- Katten 

CMBS Law Firm of the Year 

- Sidley Austin 

- Cadwalader 

- Dechert 

RMBS Law Firm of the Year 

- Morgan Lewis 

- Clifford Chance 

- Cadwalder 

Esoteric ABS Law Firm of the Year 

- Morgan Lewis 

- Kramer Levin 

- Winston & Strawn

CLO Law Firm of the Year 

- Dechert

- Cadwalader

- Clifford Chance

Overall Best Securitization Accounting Firm of the Year 

- Deloitte

- EY 

- PwC

ABS Accounting Firm of the Year 

- Deloitte 

- EY 

- PwC

CMBS Accounting Firm of the Year 

- Deloitte

- EY 

- PwC

RMBS Accounting Firm of the Year 

- Deloitte

- EY 

- PwC

Esoteric ABS Accounting Firm of the Year 

- Deloitte

- EY 

- KPMG 

CLO Accounting Firm of the Year

- Deloitte

- EY 

- PwC

Securitization Technology Provider of the Year

- Finsight 

- T-REX

- Moody's Analytics 

ABS Deal of the Year 

- MFT 2018-1 - Marlette Funding (issuer), Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley (lead managers)

- VZOT 2018-A - Verizon Communications (issuer), Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citi, TD Securities (lead managers)

- ACC Trust 2018-1 - American Car Center (issuer), Credit Suisse (lead manager)

CMBS Deal of the Year

- BANK 2018-BN13 - Wells Fargo (lead manager, underwriter)

CSWF 2018- TOP - Credit Suisse (lead manager, underwriter)

- FNA 2018-M2 - Fannie Mae (issuer), Morgan Stanley (lead arranger), Amherst Pierpont, Goldman Sachs (joint lead arrangers)

RMBS Deal of the Year 

- CAS 2018-R07 - Fannie Mae (issuer) Bank of America Merrill Lynch (lead manager), JP Morgan (co-lead manager), Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, Nomura (co-managers)

- STACR 2018-HRP1 - Freddie Mac (issuer), Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays (lead managers), BNP Paribas, Citi (co-managers)

- JPMMT 2018-LTV1 - JP Morgan (issuer, lead manager)

Esoteric ABS Deal of the Year 

- Dividend 2018-1 - Dividend Finance (issuer), Credit Suisse (lead manager)

- CleanFund 2018-1 - CleanFund (issuer), Credit Suisse (lead manager)

- ACER 2018-1 - Ascentium Capital (issuer), Credit Suisse, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (lead managers)

CLO Deal of the Year 

- Zais CLO 8 - Zais Group (manager), Goldman Sachs (arranger)

- Barings 2018-III - Barings (manager) Morgan Stanley (arranger)

- CIFC 2018-1 - CIFC Asset Management (manager), Morgan Stanley (arranger)


  • By Max Adams
  • 08 Mar 2019

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 220,923.99 993 8.24%
2 Citi 207,414.87 865 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 170,992.39 718 6.38%
4 Barclays 161,566.17 657 6.03%
5 HSBC 132,739.21 719 4.95%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 27,275.91 109 7.96%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 25,297.00 103 7.39%
3 JPMorgan 21,834.93 53 6.37%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,222.68 53 6.20%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 16,639.52 78 4.86%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 7,363.27 46 9.68%
2 Morgan Stanley 7,283.40 35 9.57%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,673.27 34 8.77%
4 Citi 5,594.80 40 7.35%
5 UBS 4,691.07 23 6.17%