Latest FIG People & Markets news

  • China Re talks to Singapore about cat bonds

    China Reinsurance (Group) Corp’s chairman recently held talks with the Singapore deputy prime minister about catastrophe bonds. The conversation’s timing is bound to raise eyebrows, given the reinsurer’s outstanding cat bond is due next month.

    • 15 Jun 2018
  • France to set higher bank capital buffers amid corporate debt boom

    French banks will have to comply with a countercyclical capital buffer requirement as a means of promoting financial stability amid a rapid increase in corporate debt levels.

    • 12 Jun 2018
  • Lloyds rides RBS momentum in SLA clean-up trade

    Lloyds Banking Group sold its remaining stake in Standard Life Aberdeen after the market closed on Thursday night in a £344.3m block trade.

    • 08 Jun 2018
  • Henderson, McNelis to lead HSBC Apac DCM

    HSBC has named Sean Henderson and Sean McNelis as co-heads of debt capital markets, Asia Pacific, with immediate effect, according to a memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 08 Jun 2018
  • Brexit fog scuppers rule change for UK insurers

    The UK’s Prudential Regulation Authority has ruled out making changes to the risk margin for insurers due to uncertainty over the country’s future relationship with the EU.

    • 07 Jun 2018
  • A year on from the Banco Popular resolution: the key questions

    On the anniversary of the resolution of Banco Popular, GlobalCapital takes a look at the issues raised by this important first test of the EU's Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD).

    • 07 Jun 2018
  • UBS selects leadership for Asia DCM syndicate

    UBS has appointed Kevin Cui and Terry Schmassmann as co-heads of Asia DCM syndicate, effective immediately, according to an internal memo seen by GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 07 Jun 2018
  • Deutsche’s European corp fin victory plan unravels as Warren exits

    Deutsche Bank’s head of corporate finance EMEA, Alasdair Warren, has become the highest profile casualty of new CEO Christian Sewing’s cost-cutting drive, after failing to re-establish Deutsche at the summit of the European corporate finance rankings.

    • 06 Jun 2018
  • Bondholders question HSBC’s disco shuffle

    HSBC’s decision to reclassify four discounted perpetual bonds (discos) as fully eligible for tier two capital has led to holders asking for clarification and transparency from the bank. They also asked whether that eligibility status was really justified.

    • 06 Jun 2018
  • Scor sees power of choice with UK cat bond

    Scor said that being able to launch a catastrophe bond from the UK provided it with a useful alternative for issuance, after it sold the first catastrophe bond from the country with an unusual dual layer structure last week.

    • 05 Jun 2018

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  • Bond underwriters should tread carefully

    The Asian bond market has had a volatile quarter, with new dollar issues struggling in primary and notes underperforming in the secondary market. It may be tempting to cut corners, but there is no room for shoddy market practices.

    • 09:00 AM

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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%