Dividing lines show in senior as investors chase performance

Fault lines began to show in the senior unsecured market this week as investors flocked to bond issues with glittering coupons from trickier borrowers, leaving much smaller subscription levels for deals from national champion names.

  • 25 Jan 2013

The trend echoed a phenomenon in the covered bond market, as investors chased performance amid low rates and spreads.

Banco Popolare and UniCredit Bank Austria put last year’s pulled deals behind them when they raised multiple subscription levels for new senior unsecured bonds this week. In contrast, global champions ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,728.85 61 5.39%
2 UniCredit 9,811.25 71 4.93%
3 LBBW 9,752.95 65 4.90%
4 Natixis 9,399.97 49 4.73%
5 Commerzbank Group 9,151.46 56 4.60%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 73,578.00 306 6.49%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 70,348.05 260 6.21%
3 Citi 68,699.90 339 6.06%
4 Goldman Sachs 64,029.97 519 5.65%
5 HSBC 59,592.84 271 5.26%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 60,288.66 212 11.08%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 58,823.79 215 10.81%
3 Citi 54,782.74 258 10.07%
4 Goldman Sachs 48,014.74 458 8.82%
5 Morgan Stanley 45,602.96 250 8.38%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,934.65 26 7.24%
2 Commerzbank Group 5,481.12 21 5.73%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,303.97 23 5.54%
4 UniCredit 5,302.66 21 5.54%
5 Deutsche Bank 5,233.70 17 5.47%

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 5,772.23 17 11.05%
2 Barclays 4,243.94 15 8.12%
3 Credit Suisse 4,111.44 13 7.87%
4 UBS 3,802.05 17 7.28%
5 BNP Paribas 3,641.74 15 6.97%