US senators attack ‘snake pit’ structured finance system

Senators Carl Levin and Tom Coburn have compiled a 600 page report placing blame for the crisis on the usual range of suspects, including Goldman Sachs, the credit rating agencies, and the securitisation industry, particularly CDO structuring professionals.

  • 15 Apr 2011

The senators have been chairing a bipartisan investigation focusing on the failure of Washington Mutual, but have also examined documents from the Office of Thrift Supervision, Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s, Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank.

"Our investigation found a financial snake pit rife with greed, conflicts of interest, and ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Jan 2018
1 Credit Suisse 1,824.93 10 6.61%
2 UniCredit 1,790.72 7 6.48%
3 UBS 1,701.70 9 6.16%
4 Barclays 1,685.27 6 6.10%
5 Natixis 1,548.71 6 5.61%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UBS 6,938.93 9 9.57%
2 Barclays 6,668.46 11 9.19%
3 Deutsche Bank 6,180.57 12 8.52%
4 BNP Paribas 4,901.31 8 6.76%
5 Credit Suisse 4,440.99 13 6.12%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 4,273.17 7 10.70%
2 Goldman Sachs 3,803.12 12 9.52%
3 Credit Suisse 3,710.14 9 9.29%
4 Citi 3,572.19 14 8.94%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,163.57 14 7.92%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Jan 2018
1 LBBW 1,541.66 6 8.27%
2 UniCredit 1,509.32 6 8.09%
3 Natixis 1,399.99 5 7.51%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,234.02 4 6.62%
5 UBS 1,224.32 4 6.57%

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 Credit Agricole CIB 1,031.57 1 31.38%
2 UBS 356.49 2 10.85%
2 Goldman Sachs 356.49 2 10.85%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 356.49 2 10.85%
5 Lloyds Banking Group 249.35 1 7.59%