Market ready for covered supply but issuers reluctant

Bunds fell this week as investors digested better eurozone growth prospects. But in contrast to the last time yields were at current levels, credit spreads are tighter. Though funding conditions have never looked better, covered bond issuers are in no hurry to bring deals, bankers told EuroWeek.

  • By Bill Thornhill
  • 16 Aug 2013

“I’ve had a lot of calls with investors and issuers, and I get the feeling the market would like to see deals and we may even see the odd senior or covered bond," said one. "But issuers have zero sense of urgency."

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,704.99 54 5.47%
2 UniCredit 9,192.82 61 5.18%
3 LBBW 8,744.00 54 4.93%
4 Natixis 8,477.22 42 4.78%
5 Credit Suisse 8,000.81 42 4.51%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,756.63 229 6.54%
2 JPMorgan 63,002.80 250 6.36%
3 Citi 61,059.27 286 6.17%
4 Goldman Sachs 57,942.22 476 5.85%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,416.23 277 5.19%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 54,011.37 190 11.13%
2 JPMorgan 53,202.26 181 10.97%
3 Citi 49,399.51 226 10.18%
4 Goldman Sachs 43,196.59 421 8.90%
5 Morgan Stanley 39,794.53 217 8.20%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,511.67 24 7.36%
2 UniCredit 5,302.66 21 5.99%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,002.94 16 5.66%
4 LBBW 4,987.08 21 5.64%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,984.41 19 5.63%

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 HSBC 4,729.28 11 10.94%
2 Barclays 3,919.93 12 9.07%
3 UBS 3,374.07 13 7.80%
4 BNP Paribas 3,351.70 12 7.75%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,490.29 7 5.76%