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  • Berlin Hyp to bring first preferred senior after German law change

    Berlin Hyp is set to become the first German bank to sell a preferred senior bond after issuers regained their access to the funding tool through recent legislative changes.

    • 01:00 PM
  • Regulators mull climate risk charge in Pillar 2

    The banking industry has largely backed efforts to use sustainable financing to cut capital charges through a ‘green supporting factor’. But regulators may use the stick, as well as the carrot, through temporary capital add-ons for dirty lending — something the financial industry is unlikely to welcome.

    • 16 Aug 2018

  • Ringfences at the ready as UK banks reassure on reforms

    The large British banks have just completed one of the most complex structural reforms they’ve ever undertaken, severing their UK retail businesses from their wholesale operations to meet ringfence regulations. The sheer disruption of the changes has led competitors to scent blood, while the UK banks have been anxious to reassure their clients that nothing will change.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • Analysts keep cool over Turkish risks for European banks

    Banks with major exposures to Turkey were getting hammered after a loss of financial market confidence pushed the country towards a crisis at the beginning of the week. But analysts suggest that any fears of contagion into the European banking sector are overdone.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • Pfandbrief issuers likely to move first

    Covered bond primary activity is expected to pick up from as early as next week with a couple of German issuers understood to be monitoring the market. FIG activity is predicted to ratchet up again the following week as borrowers move in advance of potentially negative rating news.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • UK gov agrees to open up Co-op Bank review

    The UK government has said that it will provide full access to documents required to carry out an investigation into the supervision of the Co-operative Bank between 2008 and 2013, following criticism of the review’s protocol from the UK Treasury Select Committee.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • Aegon considers Vivat bid after sale reports

    Aegon has said it will consider buying Vivat should its fellow Dutch insurer be put up for sale this year, but the firm added that it was “far too early” to talk about financing options.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • Corps, financials to follow SSAs on the SOFR

    Corporates and financial institutions are planning to issue bonds linked to the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR), according to a US rates analyst.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • Lloyds shakes up Swiss market with benchmark bond

    Lloyds Banking Group entered the Swiss franc bond market on Thursday after a seven year absence.

    • 15 Aug 2018
  • Looming Italy crisis puts Turkey woes in perspective for Europe

    Fears about the Turkish exposures of European banks have done little to distract fixed income investors from a brewing crisis in Italy. They may even have sharpened focus on the scale of the problems facing the country.

    • 15 Aug 2018
  • Rabobank turns money markets green

    Rabobank announced on Monday that it has launched the first ever SRI debt instrument for the short-term market — and was immediately able to print €1.2bn of paper 2bp inside its curve.

    • 14 Aug 2018
  • Ålandsbanken plans debut senior bond sale ahead of MREL

    Ålandsbanken, a small bank headquartered in the Åland Islands, an autonomous region in Finland, is seeking to launch its first public sale of a senior bond as part of a drive towards meeting its minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL).

    • 14 Aug 2018
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  • It’s a nexus, not a doom loop

    The sovereign credit crisis spurred lawmakers to undertake a number of major initiatives designed to sever the ‘doom loop’ — the link between sovereign and bank credit risk. Recent events in Italy and Turkey show the limits of these policies, but not their impotence.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • Lat Am issuers have nothing to fear

    Another month, another set of headlines to scare even the most resolute of EM investors. Yet it is nearly time for Latin American primary markets to make a comeback, and issuers shouldn't let their plans get derailed.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • Green CP: a step in the right direction

    Rabobank has launched a green CP and certificate of deposit programme, opening up the world of short-term debt to SRI investors for the first time.

    • 14 Aug 2018

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FIG Priced Deals Database

IssuerMaturitySize
Toronto-Dominion20-Jul-231500
Nykredit Realkredit19-Jan-22500
Bank of Montreal17-Nov-211000
Credit Suisse2000
ABN Amro17-Jul-231250


Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,642.45 228 6.58%
2 JPMorgan 63,002.07 249 6.42%
3 Citi 60,945.09 285 6.21%
4 Goldman Sachs 57,687.34 470 5.88%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,366.23 277 5.23%

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,704.99 54 5.49%
2 UniCredit 9,192.82 61 5.20%
3 LBBW 8,744.00 54 4.95%
4 Natixis 8,477.22 42 4.80%
5 Credit Suisse 8,000.81 42 4.53%

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,704.99 54 5.49%
2 UniCredit 9,192.82 61 5.20%
3 LBBW 8,744.00 54 4.95%
4 Natixis 8,477.22 42 4.80%
5 Credit Suisse 8,000.81 42 4.53%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 64,642.45 228 6.58%
2 JPMorgan 63,002.07 249 6.42%
3 Citi 60,945.09 285 6.21%
4 Goldman Sachs 57,687.34 470 5.88%
5 Morgan Stanley 51,366.23 277 5.23%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 54,011.37 190 11.14%
2 JPMorgan 53,201.53 180 10.97%
3 Citi 49,399.51 226 10.19%
4 Goldman Sachs 43,055.88 416 8.88%
5 Morgan Stanley 39,744.53 217 8.20%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,511.67 24 7.36%
2 UniCredit 5,302.66 21 5.99%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,002.94 16 5.66%
4 LBBW 4,987.08 21 5.64%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,984.41 19 5.63%

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 HSBC 4,729.28 11 10.98%
2 Barclays 3,919.93 12 9.10%
3 UBS 3,374.07 13 7.83%
4 BNP Paribas 3,351.70 12 7.78%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,490.29 7 5.78%