KBC risks Fitch wrath in tweaking deal docs

KBC Bank has amended deal documents in Irish RMBS deals Phoenix Funding 2 and 3, to avoid triggering counterparty replacement provisions — exactly what Fitch warned issuers to avoid at the beginning of the year.

  • 27 Jan 2012

Fitch argues that it cannot justify handing out a triple-A rating to bonds when it expects issuers to amend documents instead of fulfilling the contractual provisions that should form the basis of its rating.

The issue has already sparked lively debate in the structured finance community, with some arguing ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 12,659.07 70 5.27%
2 UniCredit 12,467.64 85 5.19%
3 Natixis 11,157.78 62 4.64%
4 LBBW 11,132.68 72 4.63%
5 UBS 10,837.07 59 4.51%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 79,970.52 344 6.07%
2 Citi 77,410.28 411 5.88%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 76,951.51 312 5.84%
4 Goldman Sachs 71,599.54 611 5.44%
5 Morgan Stanley 67,978.85 389 5.16%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,727.90 263 10.43%
2 JPMorgan 64,710.03 242 10.42%
3 Citi 60,526.14 311 9.75%
4 Goldman Sachs 54,061.50 545 8.71%
5 Morgan Stanley 52,830.49 304 8.51%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 Natixis 8,242.30 32 7.11%
2 UniCredit 6,552.42 27 5.66%
3 LBBW 6,441.23 28 5.56%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 6,369.42 25 5.50%
5 Deutsche Bank 6,252.08 21 5.40%

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 7,584.11 21 12.26%
2 BNP Paribas 5,156.76 22 8.34%
3 Barclays 4,776.16 18 7.72%
4 Credit Suisse 4,518.72 16 7.31%
5 UBS 3,976.00 19 6.43%