Covered bond conclave as two way swaps discussed

The rating of swaps in covered bonds has become increasingly inefficient and expensive for issuers as rating agency methodologies have tightened in the last few years. In response to the stricter swap criteria that are now in place, bankers have been discussing draft proposals and told EuroWeek that the talks could help to clear a big source of rating uncertainty for the senior secured product.

  • 15 Mar 2013

Market participants are considering the development of a new standardised covered bond specific swap arrangement that uses the International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s terms.

There are two types of swap arrangements: the less onerous two-way swap that is not yet used for covered bonds, and a more burdensome one-way ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 11,671.49 81 5.45%
2 HSBC 10,985.14 63 5.13%
3 LBBW 10,428.35 68 4.87%
4 Natixis 10,056.83 54 4.69%
5 Commerzbank Group 9,739.62 61 4.54%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 76,186.64 322 6.18%
2 Citi 75,614.99 380 6.14%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 74,287.75 290 6.03%
4 Goldman Sachs 68,890.42 571 5.59%
5 Morgan Stanley 64,134.18 352 5.20%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 62,605.42 226 10.75%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,176.39 241 10.67%
3 Citi 58,884.33 283 10.11%
4 Goldman Sachs 52,121.09 506 8.95%
5 Morgan Stanley 49,659.14 272 8.53%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 7,428.28 28 7.28%
2 UniCredit 5,756.33 23 5.64%
3 LBBW 5,736.91 24 5.62%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,667.40 19 5.55%
5 Commerzbank Group 5,647.34 22 5.53%

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 7,584.11 21 12.84%
2 Barclays 4,776.16 18 8.08%
3 Credit Suisse 4,490.78 15 7.60%
4 BNP Paribas 4,171.68 19 7.06%
5 UBS 3,877.49 18 6.56%