Peripherals fall as ECB repo criteria draws focus

The covered bonds of Portuguese and Irish banks are drawing ever closer to sub-investment grade status, though they are likely safe for the summer. Moody’s on July 12 cut Ireland from Baa3 to Ba1 and assigned a Timely Payment Indicator (TPI) of Very Improbable to all Portuguese mortgage-backed covered bonds. Some issuers are rated only by Moody’s, though should the sub-investment rating line be crossed, analysts expect the European Central Bank to alter its criteria for repo eligible collateral.

  • 15 Jul 2011

Moody’s downgraded mortgage-backed covered bonds issued by Caixa Económica Montepio Geral from Baa2 to Baa3, on review for downgrade, following a downgrade of the Portuguese sovereign on July 5.

The rating agency said the sovereign downgrade has negatively affected Portuguese covered bonds through its impact on the TPI. Moody’s ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 8,974.41 77 6.03%
2 HSBC 8,592.02 43 5.77%
3 LBBW 8,280.86 47 5.56%
4 Barclays 6,490.00 33 4.36%
5 Natixis 6,473.22 31 4.35%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 45,989.59 200 6.18%
2 Citi 45,251.93 236 6.08%
3 JPMorgan 42,152.25 215 5.66%
4 Morgan Stanley 30,874.10 178 4.15%
5 HSBC 30,857.77 188 4.14%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 37,516.52 164 11.44%
2 Citi 35,349.96 181 10.78%
3 JPMorgan 33,079.42 161 10.09%
4 Morgan Stanley 22,689.67 126 6.92%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 22,104.88 95 6.74%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 5,346.40 20 6.84%
2 LBBW 5,291.48 20 6.77%
3 HSBC 4,549.39 16 5.82%
4 Deutsche Bank 4,534.04 16 5.80%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,493.73 19 5.75%

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 Barclays 5,933.32 13 16.41%
2 UBS 3,578.43 14 9.90%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 3,549.81 11 9.82%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 7.07%
5 HSBC 1,977.94 14 5.47%