Italian amendments draw Moody’s downgrades

Moody's cut one Italian covered bond programme but left another unscathed this week, after the issuers amended their programmes to loosen ratings triggers. The rating agency believes that relaxing programme standards hurts investors, but at least one borrower has been able to prevent downgrades through sufficient overcollateralisation.

  • 10 Aug 2012

Moody’s on Tuesday cut Intesa Sanpaolo’s public sector covered bonds from A2 to A3, on review for downgrade. Amendments to Intesa’s public sector programme, along with a downgrade of the Italian sovereign and subsequently Italian issuers, had required higher overcollateralisation (OC), said the rating agency.

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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%