QE rally drives shift in attitude as investors learn to love low yields

The quiet period for FIG ended this week with a handful of deals emerging in the covered bond and senior unsecured markets. And in contrast to several tightly priced core European deals seen earlier this year, in which investors had pushed back on terms seen as too aggressive, bankers are now reporting a shift in sentiment.

  • 12 Apr 2013

Fearful of missing a rally, investors eagerly snapped up this week’s ultra-low yielding debt, even if it offered little or no new issue premium.

The improvement was attributed to a swell of Asian demand that followed the announcement of quantitative easing from the Bank of Japan, accommodative statements ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 2,220.67 8 6.41%
2 UniCredit 2,187.22 10 6.31%
3 UBS 2,159.55 11 6.23%
4 Credit Suisse 1,824.93 10 5.26%
5 Barclays 1,806.80 7 5.21%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 12,745.74 25 9.57%
2 Morgan Stanley 11,952.09 26 8.97%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,510.22 21 7.14%
4 Barclays 9,168.66 18 6.88%
5 JPMorgan 8,863.17 26 6.65%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 12,192.75 22 13.89%
2 Morgan Stanley 10,975.91 20 12.50%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,178.29 19 10.45%
4 JPMorgan 8,170.99 20 9.31%
5 Citi 7,477.94 20 8.52%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 2,071.95 7 9.04%
2 UBS 1,682.16 6 7.34%
3 UniCredit 1,662.07 7 7.25%
4 LBBW 1,541.66 6 6.73%
5 Deutsche Bank 1,380.66 4 6.02%

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 Credit Agricole CIB 1,031.57 1 27.24%
2 UBS 439.82 3 11.61%
3 Goldman Sachs 356.49 2 9.41%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 356.49 2 9.41%
5 Lloyds Banking Group 249.35 1 6.58%