Rating pressure to continue as revised swap criteria hits

As the market gears up for Standard & Poor’s revised swap criteria, which come into effect on January 17, an analyst at Deutsche Bank warned at the end of 2010 that converging rating agency requirements would keep the pressure on covered bond ratings in 2011.

  • 07 Jan 2011

"We assume that numerous covered bond issuers will seriously consider skipping S&P, though there may be legal hurdles to
doing so," said Deutsche Bank’s Bernd Volk.

Volk believes that two covered bond ratings will be enough to suffice. However, he noted that sooner or later rating agency requirements ...

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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 5.47%
2 UniCredit 9,192.82 61 5.18%
3 LBBW 8,744.00 54 4.92%
4 Natixis 8,477.22 42 4.77%
5 Credit Suisse 8,000.81 42 4.51%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,476.14 226 6.61%
2 JPMorgan 62,964.77 247 6.46%
3 Citi 60,560.65 279 6.21%
4 Goldman Sachs 57,350.04 460 5.88%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,082.94 274 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 53,845.06 188 11.16%
2 JPMorgan 53,164.23 178 11.02%
3 Citi 49,015.06 220 10.16%
4 Goldman Sachs 42,718.58 406 8.85%
5 Morgan Stanley 39,461.23 214 8.18%

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 7.26%
2 UniCredit 5,302.66 21 5.91%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,002.94 16 5.58%
4 LBBW 4,987.08 21 5.56%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,984.41 19 5.56%

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%