Portugal fears lock banks out of debt markets

Country risk fears are likely to lock Portuguese banks out of the debt markets in the short term in spite of broadly positive third quarter results and this week’s parliamentary approval of the 2011 budget, said bankers. With Portuguese CDS continuing to widen, economic worries mean that banks would struggle to launch primary deals until conditions improve.

  • 05 Nov 2010

"The problem is not Portuguese companies or banks," said a DCM banker in Lisbon. "Investors are concerned about the country itself. It’s a country risk issue."

Banks are certainly keen to issue. Banco Comercial Português and Caixa Geral de Depósitos have both met debt investors recently, and Banco Espírito ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 6,931.77 33 6.23%
2 LBBW 6,617.58 37 5.95%
3 UniCredit 6,316.04 54 5.68%
4 Natixis 5,053.55 24 4.54%
5 Barclays 4,929.54 27 4.43%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 35,201.33 164 6.94%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 32,632.36 129 6.44%
3 JPMorgan 31,718.70 147 6.26%
4 Morgan Stanley 24,368.78 129 4.81%
5 BNP Paribas 19,656.63 78 3.88%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 28,638.78 104 12.19%
2 Citi 27,077.87 127 11.53%
3 JPMorgan 25,352.86 115 10.79%
4 Morgan Stanley 18,293.95 91 7.79%
5 Goldman Sachs 15,363.74 160 6.54%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 4,463.09 17 7.40%
2 Natixis 4,178.19 15 6.93%
3 HSBC 3,974.99 14 6.59%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,965.56 16 6.58%
5 Deutsche Bank 3,304.65 12 5.48%

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 3,425.91 10 11.62%
2 Barclays 3,229.69 10 10.96%
3 UBS 3,210.90 11 10.89%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 8.67%
5 HSBC 1,754.26 12 5.95%