S&P pulls out of variable principal notes

Standard & Poor’s said on Thursday that it will no longer rate obligations with variable principal payments linked to commodity prices or equity prices, or to indices linked to either of the two.

  • 11 Dec 2009

The rating agency said it was taking the action to highlight the primarily non-credit nature of such structures.

It does not apply to obligations where interest payments are linked to equity or commodity prices or indices linked to either, provided the principal is fixed or varies only in relation ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UBS 2,341.98 12 6.39%
2 Natixis 2,220.67 8 6.06%
3 UniCredit 2,187.22 10 5.97%
4 Barclays 2,050.37 9 5.59%
5 Credit Suisse 1,824.93 10 4.98%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 12,860.11 26 9.19%
2 Morgan Stanley 11,970.84 27 8.56%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,510.22 21 6.80%
4 Barclays 9,168.66 18 6.55%
5 JPMorgan 8,977.54 27 6.42%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 12,192.75 22 13.65%
2 Morgan Stanley 10,994.66 21 12.31%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,178.29 19 10.27%
4 JPMorgan 8,170.99 20 9.15%
5 Citi 7,487.94 21 8.38%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 2,071.95 7 8.69%
2 UBS 1,864.60 7 7.82%
3 LBBW 1,724.10 7 7.23%
4 UniCredit 1,662.07 7 6.97%
5 Deutsche Bank 1,380.66 4 5.79%

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 2,031.40 2 42.44%
2 UBS 439.82 3 9.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 356.49 2 7.45%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 356.49 2 7.45%
5 Lloyds Banking Group 249.35 1 5.21%