Basel Proposals Could Hit Bank Bond Investors Hard

Investors in bank bonds are likely to be hit hard by a proposal by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision that would count the debt as bank capital to be converted to stock or written off during a crisis.

  • 20 Aug 2010
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Investors in bank bonds are likely to be hit hard by a proposal by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision that would count the debt as bank capital to be converted to stock or written off during a crisis. Analysts say this could force banks to bow to investor demands for compensation stemming from increased risk of not being repaid.

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  • 20 Aug 2010

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 14,443 29 18.07
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 8,264 27 10.34
3 Lloyds Bank 7,329 24 9.17
4 Citi 6,748 19 8.44
5 JP Morgan 5,220 8 6.53

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 118,616.77 341 11.09%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 94,721.79 272 8.85%
3 JPMorgan 92,612.23 269 8.66%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 82,597.19 239 7.72%
5 Credit Suisse 70,475.74 184 6.59%