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 9,704.99 54 5.50%
2 UniCredit 9,192.82 61 5.21%
3 LBBW 8,744.00 54 4.96%
4 Natixis 8,477.22 42 4.81%
5 Credit Suisse 8,000.81 42 4.54%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,476.14 226 6.61%
2 JPMorgan 62,964.77 247 6.46%
3 Citi 60,560.65 279 6.21%
4 Goldman Sachs 57,350.04 460 5.88%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,082.94 274 5.24%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 53,845.06 188 11.16%
2 JPMorgan 53,164.23 178 11.02%
3 Citi 49,015.06 220 10.16%
4 Goldman Sachs 42,718.58 406 8.85%
5 Morgan Stanley 39,461.23 214 8.18%

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 10.98%
2 Barclays 3,919.93 12 9.10%
3 UBS 3,374.07 13 7.83%
4 BNP Paribas 3,351.70 12 7.78%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,490.29 7 5.78%