BPM offers glimmer of light for Italy’s middle tier after breaking into AT1 ranks

Banco BPM split opinion with a debut additional tier one bond this week, paying up to issue but proving that there’s a chance for the middle tier of Italy to access the market. The bank joined only two other Italians in having sold deals in the asset class — the national champion banks Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit, writes David Freitas.

  • By David Freitas
  • 11 Apr 2019

BPM’s sale of a €300m perpetual non-call June 2024 AT1 on Thursday raised hopes that Italy’s smaller financial institutions could look at the AT1 market, as investor demand for risk assets builds.

Some market players said that investor demand of €600m for an AT1 issuance from a bank ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 8,974.41 77 6.03%
2 HSBC 8,592.02 43 5.77%
3 LBBW 8,280.86 47 5.56%
4 Barclays 6,490.00 33 4.36%
5 Natixis 6,473.22 31 4.35%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 45,989.59 200 6.18%
2 Citi 45,251.93 236 6.08%
3 JPMorgan 42,152.25 215 5.66%
4 Morgan Stanley 30,874.10 178 4.15%
5 HSBC 30,857.77 188 4.14%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 37,516.52 164 11.44%
2 Citi 35,349.96 181 10.78%
3 JPMorgan 33,079.42 161 10.09%
4 Morgan Stanley 22,689.67 126 6.92%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 22,104.88 95 6.74%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 5,346.40 20 6.84%
2 LBBW 5,291.48 20 6.77%
3 HSBC 4,549.39 16 5.82%
4 Deutsche Bank 4,534.04 16 5.80%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,493.73 19 5.75%

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 Barclays 5,933.32 13 16.39%
2 UBS 3,578.43 14 9.89%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 3,549.81 11 9.81%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 7.06%
5 HSBC 1,977.94 14 5.46%