Unipol returns as rare credits play amid senior slowdown

Unipol Gruppo Finanziaro issued its first syndicated deal since 2003 on Friday, highlighting the way in which demand from investors looking to invest before year end could be met by infrequent issuers in the two weeks until the holiday break.

  • 07 Dec 2009

“I would expect to see more deals like Unipol’s,” said one FIG syndicate banker. “While there has been a high volume of issuance from frequent issuers, lesser known names will probably look to do opportunistic trades in the coming weeks.”

Unipol Gruppo Finanziaro, Italy’s fourth largest insurance group, issued ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 8,193.67 66 6.33%
2 HSBC 7,294.00 37 5.64%
3 LBBW 7,113.47 40 5.50%
4 Natixis 5,933.30 28 4.59%
5 Barclays 5,557.78 30 4.30%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 41,805.72 207 6.68%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 40,837.44 161 6.53%
3 JPMorgan 36,144.47 175 5.78%
4 HSBC 27,258.93 156 4.36%
5 Morgan Stanley 27,224.67 154 4.35%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,794.74 133 11.90%
2 Citi 32,925.41 161 11.59%
3 JPMorgan 29,216.73 136 10.29%
4 Morgan Stanley 19,909.37 108 7.01%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,871.55 176 6.29%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 4,918.89 18 7.00%
2 LBBW 4,741.33 18 6.74%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 4,174.25 17 5.94%
4 UniCredit 4,163.16 19 5.92%
5 HSBC 3,974.99 14 5.65%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
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 3,549.81 11 11.48%
2 UBS 3,334.58 12 10.78%
3 Barclays 3,229.69 10 10.44%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 8.26%
5 HSBC 1,877.94 13 6.07%