Covered bond spreads halt rally as concerns over peripheral widening return

The covered bond rally that began in the first quarter of 2012 has stalled, with Italian, Spanish and French spreads coming under pressure in the secondary market. Some analysts recommended that investors prepare for further spread widening by moving out of peripheral paper. But syndicate officials said levels were simply correcting at the end of an overblown rally, and that technical factors would continue to support supply.

  • 13 Apr 2012

French covered bonds have tightened 83bp on a swap spread basis since the beginning of the year, according to DZ Bank analysts, and Spanish paper is still 52bp tighter over the same period despite recent widening.

"I think the rally was absolutely overdone given that nothing has really ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 6,183.34 29 6.69%
2 UniCredit 5,615.53 47 6.08%
3 LBBW 5,396.51 30 5.84%
4 Natixis 4,708.38 22 5.10%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,419.88 22 4.78%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 23,629.33 109 7.22%
2 JPMorgan 22,415.04 93 6.85%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,957.46 80 6.41%
4 Morgan Stanley 18,579.14 96 5.68%
5 Goldman Sachs 16,569.38 141 5.06%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 19,266.97 68 11.54%
2 Citi 18,821.44 86 11.27%
3 JPMorgan 18,170.32 75 10.88%
4 Morgan Stanley 15,609.36 72 9.35%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,161.74 124 8.48%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 3,944.55 14 7.52%
2 HSBC 3,694.64 13 7.04%
3 LBBW 3,692.39 14 7.04%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,475.55 14 6.63%
5 Deutsche Bank 3,304.65 12 6.30%

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 UBS 2,883.39 8 17.70%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 1,879.91 6 11.54%
3 HSBC 1,217.42 8 7.47%
4 Deutsche Bank 1,011.90 7 6.21%
5 Credit Suisse 868.23 6 5.33%