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  • Raiffeisen to focus on funding new loans with debut green

    Raiffeisen Bank International has become the latest European bank to announce plans to sell its first green bond, with the Austrian firm keen to finance new sustainable loans with its inaugural issue.

    • 18 Jun 2018
  • Caixa Geral adds Portuguese sub debt to big FIG pipeline

    Portugal’s Caixa Geral de Depósitos is lining up a tier two transaction, as bankers look forward to the reopening of primary markets in Europe.

    • 15 Jun 2018
  • Nordea set to unlock FIG pipeline with first MREL senior bond

    A debut offering of non-preferred senior debt from Nordea Bank could kick off a wave of euro supply from financial institutions after markets settled back into a pattern of stability this week.

    • 14 Jun 2018
  • Dollar FIG supply jumps back to life

    JP Morgan and National Australia Bank exploited improving market conditions to print benchmark trades this week, as they jumped into the market before the Federal Reserve voted to hike rates.

    • 14 Jun 2018
  • HSBC picks up $3bn by double dipping in dollars

    HSBC showed the strength and depth of the dollar market this week, taking $3bn of new holding company level funding out of the market little more than a month after it had raised $6bn in the currency.

    • 14 Jun 2018
  • CNP lines up RT1 after ‘spicy’ Vivat debut

    French insurer CNP Assurances said this week that it would issue its first ever restricted tier one bond, just days after Vivat paid a hefty premium to bring its own debut offering in the format.

    • 14 Jun 2018
  • Garanti Bank prints gender bond MTN

    Turkey’s Garanti bank has sold its first ever social bond, a $75m private placement. The International Finance Corporation purchased the bond as part of its Banking on Women Programme.

    • 14 Jun 2018
  • Risk study on energy-efficient mortgages commences

    A pilot scheme to assess the risk of mortgages on energy-efficient buildings, compared with those on standard properties, was launched on Thursday by the European Mortgage Federation and European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC) under its Energy-Efficient Mortgage Initiative.

    • 14 Jun 2018
  • BoE’s MREL policy raises questions about the value of legacy capital

    UK banks may have to reassess the make-up of their capital structures after the Bank of England said this week that it could slap a higher minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) on groups with regulatory debt sat outside the main resolution entity.

    • 14 Jun 2018
  • Asia social bonds ready to bloom as IBK picks banks

    Social bonds in Asia have been rare, to say the least. But with Industrial Bank of Korea preparing for the region’s first dollar-denominated social bond issuance, the potential for the market is huge, writes Jasper Cox.

    • 14 Jun 2018
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  • A year in the dark

    A year on from the collapse Banco Popular, the public should have much greater transparency about the bank resolution process in Europe.

    • 07 Jun 2018
  • Biggest risk for Cédulas transition is implementation

    Spanish regulators are likely to introduce a wide range of essential revisions to the Cédulas law once the final version of the European Commission’s covered bond directive has been published. If carefully calibrated, the changes can be credit neutral. The biggest challenge is their implementation.

    • 05 Jun 2018
  • Focus on loss misses the point of RBS share sales

    After the UK Treasury sold £2.5bn of RBS stock this week, observers quickly pointed out that the sale represented a huge loss for taxpayers. Yet the gradual return of the bank to full private ownership is a win for the UK financial sector and for the economy as a whole.

    • 05 Jun 2018

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FIG Priced Deals Database

IssuerMaturitySize
Svenska Handelsbanken18-Jun-22500
NatWest Markets14-Jun-23500
SBAB Bank14-Jun-23500
Credit Suisse Group12-Jun-241250
Credit Suisse Group12-Jun-24750


Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 50,661.71 180 6.68%
2 JPMorgan 49,998.66 199 6.60%
3 Citi 46,505.24 237 6.14%
4 Goldman Sachs 42,611.47 322 5.62%
5 Morgan Stanley 41,716.34 218 5.50%

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 8,539.81 48 5.76%
2 Natixis 7,726.75 36 5.22%
3 LBBW 7,655.44 44 5.17%
4 UniCredit 7,639.27 45 5.16%
5 Credit Suisse 7,360.16 38 4.97%

Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 8,539.81 48 5.76%
2 Natixis 7,726.75 36 5.22%
3 LBBW 7,655.44 44 5.17%
4 UniCredit 7,639.27 45 5.16%
5 Credit Suisse 7,360.16 38 4.97%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 50,661.71 180 6.68%
2 JPMorgan 49,998.66 199 6.60%
3 Citi 46,505.24 237 6.14%
4 Goldman Sachs 42,611.47 322 5.62%
5 Morgan Stanley 41,716.34 218 5.50%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 41,685.25 152 10.97%
2 JPMorgan 41,637.21 142 10.96%
3 Citi 38,330.74 188 10.09%
4 Goldman Sachs 34,617.41 288 9.11%
5 Morgan Stanley 32,672.22 174 8.60%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 6,263.92 23 8.21%
2 UniCredit 4,780.36 19 6.27%
3 LBBW 4,596.09 19 6.03%
4 Deutsche Bank 4,163.44 13 5.46%
5 Commerzbank Group 3,994.46 14 5.24%

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 4,538.06 9 12.76%
2 UBS 3,374.07 13 9.48%
3 BNP Paribas 2,596.35 10 7.30%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 2,458.47 6 6.91%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,180.25 9 6.13%