RMBS downgrade highlights ongoing benchmark risk

Moody’s this week downgraded an RMBS from debut issuer LendInvest less than two weeks after the online mortgage lender brought the UK prime buy-to-let deal to market. The episode is a rare occurrence in the European securitization market.

  • By Tom Brown
  • 20 Jun 2019
The £259m Mortimer 2019-1 deal received a triple-A rating for the senior class, or 83% of the securitization, from both Moody’s and Fitch. It was the first securitization issued by a fintech firm which also originated the assets, rather than purchased and securitized by a third party. The senior ...

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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%