Cats and cards ahead for ABS

Primary issuance in the European securitisation market is expected to improve after the summer break, despite there being just two small transactions in the pipeline. Capital One (Europe) is expected to issue unrated ABS notes backed by credit card receivables, while Hannover Re is preparing Eurus III, a €75m natural catastrophe bond.

  • 29 Aug 2012
Capital One (Europe) is preparing a securitisation backed by UK credit cards, Carlisle Castle 2012-A, according to ratings reports. Fitch says CapOne has added around 620,000 accounts, with a total receivables balance of around £290m, to the trust, as of 21 August 2012. The pool is made up ...

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 12,508 23 18.18
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 8,059 25 11.72
3 Lloyds Bank 5,761 18 8.38
4 Citi 5,606 15 8.15
5 JP Morgan 5,007 7 7.28

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 95,847.77 272 11.13%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 80,029.51 227 9.30%
3 JPMorgan 72,172.60 208 8.38%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 69,859.54 198 8.12%
5 Credit Suisse 58,056.32 149 6.74%