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  • Aussie rules out bail-in senior as part of TLAC regime

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has taken a very different approach from the rest of the world with its total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) rules, proposing that banks meet these new capital requirements with tier two rather than any new form of bail-inable senior debt.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • First bond issue on blockchain for QTC

    Queensland Treasury Corp ran a prototype bond auction on Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s blockchain platform, the bank said on Tuesday. QTC generated a bond tender, viewed investor bids in real time, finalised investment allocation and settled the dummy issue instantly — although it was on both sides of the deal, as sole issuer and investor.

    • 25 Jan 2017
  • New syndicate tech platform passes CBA test

    Investor Access, a platform which allows investors to submit orders for a new bond issue directly into the order book was deployed for the first time last week on a Commonwealth Bank of Australia sterling covered bond. Now work is underway to convince more dealers of the initiative’s worth.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • Australian banks: poised for change

    Australian banks are going through one of their toughest periods as slowing economic growth and greater regulatory oversight cause them to rethink their business models, especially when it comes to overseas activity. With new CEOs in place at three of the four big lenders, the industry is set for an overhaul. Ben Power reports.

    • 22 Mar 2016
  • China interbank bond access programme greenlights 13 foreign FIGs

    The China foreign exchange trade system (CFETS) published a list of the first institutions to be granted access to the Chinese interbank bond market (CIBM) since a streamlined programme was introduced in July.

    • 10 Sep 2015

Latest market news

  • Updated: BOC makes Covid-19 bonds international

    Bank of China took Covid-19-linked bonds offshore on Thursday with a dual currency two year transaction, which was offered through its Macau branch.

    • 27 Feb 2020
  • BoCom puts more weight on dollars in new triple-trancher

    China’s Bank of Communications came out with a $1.95bn-equivalent three-tranche deal on Thursday. It opted for a bigger dollar portion and a slimmer offshore renminbi (CNH) bond, compared with its last outing.

    • 16 Jan 2020
  • Banks flock to sterling in 'delayed reaction' to Brexit election

    Foreign and domestic banks flocked to the UK this week as they sought to take advantage of stellar funding conditions in the sterling market. Bankers said this was the first chance issuers had to benefit from opportunities in the currency following December’s general election, which removed a lot of short-term uncertainty around Brexit.

    • 09 Jan 2020
  • Issuers turn to Sonia for sterling covered

    The Sonia-linked covered bond market is showing signs that it is 'maturing', with Commonwealth Bank of Australia launching a new deal in the format on Tuesday and Coventry Building Society looking to follow in the footsteps of two of its compatriots early in 2020.

    • 07 Jan 2020
  • ANZ offers rare sustainable T2 in euros after Aussie reg changes

    Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) launched a new sustainable tier two on Friday. Looking to broaden its investor universe in the euro market and enlarge its tier two buffer after changes in Australian regulation, ANZ’s deal attracted orders of 2.5 times its €1bn size.

    • 15 Nov 2019

Commonwealth Bank of Australia In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
All Sterling Bonds 22 0.33 1 0.55%
Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated Covered Bond Above $1bn 11 0.28 1 3.27%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 5 0.20 1 4.38%
Australia DCM 6 4 1.94 8 5.81% 10.94%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 97.56 359 9.29%
2 Citi 80.91 307 7.70%
3 BofA Securities 69.71 280 6.64%
4 Barclays 61.34 245 5.84%
5 Goldman Sachs 50.83 184 4.84%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 5.67 19 10.42%
2 JPMorgan 4.56 15 8.38%
3 BofA Securities 4.32 16 7.93%
4 Citi 3.70 15 6.80%
5 Commerzbank Group 2.65 10 4.87%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Suisse 2.84 5 11.79%
2 JPMorgan 2.15 15 8.91%
3 Morgan Stanley 1.94 12 8.03%
4 Barclays 1.75 12 7.24%
5 Citi 1.63 13 6.79%