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  • Generali reopens Italian sub market

    Assicurazioni Generali was more than 10 times subscribed for its bullet tier two deal on Monday, the first public subordinated bond to be issued by an Italian financial institution in more than half a year. The deal likely benefitted from investors feeling more confident about both Italy and subordinated insurance debt.

    • 21 Jan 2019
  • CMB Wing Lung lands tight pricing for AT1

    CMB Wing Lung Bank, the Hong Kong-based subsidiary of China Merchants Bank, has printed the year's first Basel III-compliant additional tier one note from Asia, taking $400m from a deal that was priced well inside analysts’ view on fair value.

    • 18 Jan 2019
  • BNP cashes out S$250m from tier two return

    BNP Paribas made a comeback to the Singapore dollar bond market to shore up its capital, bringing the year’s first Basel III-compliant tier two outing in the currency.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • Brexit untangling could boost HSBC over its discos

    The European Banking Authority is sceptical about HSBC’s decision to re-grant capital treatment to some legacy debt instruments last year, but it is unsure about the leverage it can exert over UK authorities in light of the country’s upcoming departure from the EU.

    • 14 Jan 2019
  • Early January bond volume ‘underwhelming’

    Dollar bond issuance in Asia appears to have got off to a strong start, with a rally both in the primary and secondary markets. But that is not enough for many DCM bankers in the region, who are hoping for a bigger upside.

    • 14 Jan 2019
  • Abanca gets ahead of Brexit vote with T2

    Abanca decided to bring its tier two bond to the market on Friday, giving the euro market its first bank capital deal of the year. It was able to reach investors before the UK parliament vote on Brexit threatens sentiment next week.

    • 11 Jan 2019
  • Shanghai Commercial adds to bank capital issuance

    Shanghai Commercial Bank followed Hong Kong’s Dah Sing Bank into the bond market on Thursday with a $300m Basel III-compliant tier two deal.

    • 11 Jan 2019
  • Updated: Dah Sing heralds bank capital supply rush

    Hong Kong’s Dah Sing Bank priced a popular $225m Basel III-compliant tier two deal this week, kicking off what is set to be a critical year for Asia’s bank capital market. Addison Gong reports.

    • 10 Jan 2019
  • Abanca spies window for capital reopening

    Spanish lender Abanca is set to market a tier two bond, seeing an opportunity to issue after several stronger market sessions. It hopes to prove that demand for sub-benchmark bank capital is still alive and kicking.

    • 09 Jan 2019
  • Libor cut-off raises the risk of AT1 extensions, says JP Morgan

    Analysts at JP Morgan believe that investors are underestimating the risk that banks will decide against calling their additional tier one instruments in the coming years, because of confusion around the reset rates that could apply past the scheduled end of Libor.

    • 09 Jan 2019

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 2,273.18 10 6.97%
2 UniCredit 1,963.45 12 6.02%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,891.30 9 5.80%
4 LBBW 1,875.05 11 5.75%
5 Barclays 1,854.12 9 5.68%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 8,201.44 15 10.04%
2 Citi 7,855.38 24 9.61%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 5,887.91 6 7.21%
4 JPMorgan 5,473.47 21 6.70%
5 Morgan Stanley 4,949.43 16 6.06%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Wells Fargo Securities 5,887.91 6 13.67%
2 Citi 5,738.91 19 13.33%
3 JPMorgan 5,372.59 20 12.48%
4 Morgan Stanley 4,639.07 13 10.77%
5 BNP Paribas 2,991.66 6 6.95%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 1,441.13 6 8.73%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 1,378.34 5 8.35%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,372.68 5 8.31%
4 Natixis 1,277.72 4 7.74%
5 Barclays 1,252.42 5 7.58%

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 JPMorgan 131.18 2 10.67%
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 131.18 2 10.67%
3 UniCredit 127.02 2 10.33%
4 BNP Paribas 123.62 2 10.05%
5 UBS 87.50 1 7.12%