HSBC spins around on disco bonds

HSBC will grandfather its discounted perpetual (disco) bonds after all. Its decision last year to declare the securities to be fully eligible as tier two capital angered some investors: it has now backtracked after the introduction of new capital rules, although they will lose eligibility at a later date.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 06 Aug 2019
Some $9bn of tier two securities HSBC had previously thought to be fully eligible under the EU’s Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) are now grandfathered to June 2025 under CRR 2, the bank said in a fixed income presentation on Monday. CRR 2 was introduced earlier this ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 10,508.92 89 5.90%
2 HSBC 10,220.20 53 5.74%
3 LBBW 8,393.04 48 4.71%
4 Natixis 7,239.94 37 4.07%
5 Barclays 7,218.44 37 4.05%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 60,045.90 275 6.01%
2 JPMorgan 58,598.95 308 5.86%
3 Citi 55,151.18 311 5.52%
4 Morgan Stanley 46,113.94 248 4.61%
5 Goldman Sachs 41,137.87 359 4.11%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 49,237.61 231 11.25%
2 JPMorgan 47,156.55 239 10.77%
3 Citi 43,437.35 242 9.93%
4 Morgan Stanley 35,545.12 175 8.12%
5 Goldman Sachs 31,270.30 304 7.15%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 5,939.43 23 6.68%
2 LBBW 5,403.66 21 6.08%
3 UniCredit 5,308.44 25 5.97%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 5,190.96 23 5.84%
5 HSBC 5,076.13 19 5.71%

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 6,170.54 15 13.55%
2 UBS 4,233.38 20 9.30%
3 BNP Paribas 3,880.04 17 8.52%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,549.81 11 7.80%
5 Credit Suisse 2,989.22 12 6.57%