More cat bonds on the way, says Swiss Re

Catastrophe bond issuance should climb in the year ahead, potentially exceeding even the highs reached in 2011, according to Swiss Re’s head of non-life risk transformation, Martin Bisping.

  • 16 Dec 2011

His optimism comes after the first quarter of 2011 saw the highest ever issuance, while the year as a whole saw fourth highest volumes ever.

But several drivers, including Solvency II in Europe, and continued demand for uncorrelated assets, mean issuance could grow further, particularly if sponsors start to ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 8,310.39 68 6.30%
2 HSBC 7,642.52 38 5.79%
3 LBBW 7,461.99 41 5.66%
4 Natixis 5,933.30 28 4.50%
5 Barclays 5,557.78 30 4.21%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 41,805.72 207 6.68%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 40,837.44 161 6.53%
3 JPMorgan 36,144.47 175 5.78%
4 HSBC 27,258.93 156 4.36%
5 Morgan Stanley 27,224.67 154 4.35%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,794.74 133 11.90%
2 Citi 32,925.41 161 11.59%
3 JPMorgan 29,216.73 136 10.29%
4 Morgan Stanley 19,909.37 108 7.01%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,871.55 176 6.29%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 5,089.85 19 7.10%
2 Natixis 4,918.89 18 6.86%
3 HSBC 4,323.51 15 6.03%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,174.25 17 5.82%
5 UniCredit 4,163.16 19 5.81%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
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 Credit Agricole CIB 3,549.81 11 11.46%
2 UBS 3,334.58 12 10.77%
3 Barclays 3,229.69 10 10.43%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 8.25%
5 HSBC 1,877.94 13 6.07%