Firm of The Year -- ABS

  • 07 Sep 2007
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HSBCThe firm was involved in several landmark deals in 2006, including the ?62 million ($84.8 million) Rubino Finance ABS, which securitized unpaid contributions for Sicilian regional capital expenditures. The bank also brought to market Aspire Defence Finance, the largest private finance initiative bond issuance to date. HSBC structured the deal with tranches wrapped by two competing monolines, the first time this technique had been used.  The Royal Bank of ScotlandThe Royal Bank of Scotland demonstrated major innovation and distribution strengths throughout 2006, most notably in the Arsenal Securities deal, which was considerably oversubscribed with over ££1 billion ($2 billion) in orders placed. With involvement in benchmark and prestigious deals, the team showed excellent distribution with 80 sales professionals in London, 20 in Europe and 65 in seven offices throughout the U.S. It also a top 3 counterparty with every significant ABS investor in Europe.  Deutsche Bank

A sizeable player in Europe's asset-backed securities market, Deutsche Bank continued to demonstrate its strength in 2006. It showed innovation across the board, particularly in the Honours 2 deal, bringing back U.K. student loans as an asset type after an absence of seven years.

  • 07 Sep 2007

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 13,295 25 18.56
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 8,059 25 11.25
3 Lloyds Bank 6,979 21 9.74
4 Citi 6,256 16 8.73
5 JP Morgan 5,220 8 7.29

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 104,427.74 298 10.96%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 86,347.40 249 9.06%
3 JPMorgan 80,990.39 237 8.50%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 77,934.65 225 8.18%
5 Credit Suisse 63,570.21 165 6.67%