Markets shrug off insurance stress tests

One in ten insurers would not meet Solvency II capital requirements in the event of a crisis, according to results published this week of European stress tests for the sector. But the market reaction to the findings was muted. One FIG capital specialist described the Eu4.4bn capital hole that would exist under the tests’ adverse scenario as "minimal".

  • 08 Jul 2011
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority announced the results on July 4, having conducted the tests between March and May this year. It found that 10% of groups tested fell short of Solvency II’s minimum capital requirements under a severe deterioration in macroeconomic conditions, and 8% fell ...

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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 4.80%
5 Credit Suisse 8,000.81 42 4.53%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,509.44 227 6.60%
2 JPMorgan 63,002.07 249 6.44%
3 Citi 60,599.99 282 6.20%
4 Goldman Sachs 57,405.56 463 5.87%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,266.23 276 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 53,878.36 189 11.15%
2 JPMorgan 53,201.53 180 11.01%
3 Citi 49,054.41 223 10.15%
4 Goldman Sachs 42,774.10 409 8.85%
5 Morgan Stanley 39,644.53 216 8.20%

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%