CS Treasury lifts the lid on landmark Coco deal

In February 2011, Credit Suisse blew open the doors of the contingent capital market, presenting the market with $8.2bn of buffer capital notes through a dual tranche private placement and a public issue. The trade was seen as a pivotal moment for the Coco market, appearing to silence those doubters who had said it would take years for the asset class to grow. In an exclusive interview, EuroWeek spoke to Kim Fox-Moertl, head of capital management in Credit Suisse’s group treasury, and to Rolf Enderli, Group Treasurer, about the deal’s origins and structure, the challenges it posed and its impact on the future of the contingent capital market.

  • 04 Mar 2011

When did the process and thinking around the transaction start?

Rolf Enderli: The thought process started very early. It was in the middle of the financial crisis that the bank started to think of what the solution could be to the challenges faced by banks. In January 2010, ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,646.84 53 5.52%
2 UniCredit 9,032.72 58 5.17%
3 LBBW 8,460.29 51 4.84%
4 Natixis 8,380.29 41 4.79%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,808.11 45 4.47%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 54,485.03 201 6.34%
2 Citi 54,367.98 259 6.33%
3 JPMorgan 52,700.20 217 6.13%
4 Goldman Sachs 47,685.69 398 5.55%
5 Morgan Stanley 45,832.73 245 5.33%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 44,405.37 166 10.90%
2 JPMorgan 43,387.18 154 10.65%
3 Citi 40,278.63 202 9.89%
4 Goldman Sachs 38,033.04 355 9.34%
5 Morgan Stanley 34,608.53 187 8.50%

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 7.33%
2 UniCredit 5,302.66 21 5.97%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,002.94 16 5.64%
4 LBBW 4,811.97 20 5.42%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,809.31 18 5.42%

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 11.92%
2 UBS 3,374.07 13 8.50%
3 BNP Paribas 2,704.23 11 6.81%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,458.47 6 6.20%
5 Credit Suisse 2,352.50 10 5.93%