Latest Securitization People & Markets news

  • ECB to give weakest banks extra NPL time

    The European Central Bank said this week it wants banks to provision for legacy non-performing loans in the same way as for new NPL inflows. But, in a major boost for Europe's weakest banks, it is prepared to give heavily burdened banks more time to raise provisions.

    • 12 Jul 2018
  • SFIG chief out as management issues, pay echo ASF woes

    The executive director of the Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG), the US securitization industry’s advocacy and lobbying organisation, has departed. His exit comes as SFIG members say they had grown weary of the issues around management and executive pay that also sunk the group’s predecessor organisation, the American Securitization Forum (ASF).

    • 05 Jul 2018
  • Euro PP buyers lean to loans as MAR and MiFID bite

    Euro private placement (Euro PP) transactions can be structured as loans or as bonds, depending on the preferences of both parties. But some smaller investors have withdrawn from the bond format, concerned that it brings them into the scope of MiFID II and of MAR, though market participants are hatching plans to bring them back.

    • 05 Jul 2018
  • THL acquires CLO manager

    THL Credit has acquired the CLO unit of Chicago-based loan manager Kramer Van Kirk Credit Strategies.

    • 27 Jun 2018
  • Barclays’ asset finance business bounces back — and now it’s targeting CMBS too

    Barclays is preparing to go toe-to-toe with the market leading US firms with its revived asset finance operation in EMEA — and it is adding commercial real estate capabilities as well. It has backed the effort with senior hires, and serious balance sheet but is it late to the party?

    • 27 Jun 2018
  • Natixis acquires private debt specialist MV Credit

    Natixis Investment Managers has bought MV Credit, the private debt investment firm, from the partners of the firm.

    • 26 Jun 2018
  • Kartesia hires for CLO investments

    Small and middle market focused lender Kartesia has hired Sharif Anbar-Colas as portfolio manager to focus on CLO investments.

    • 26 Jun 2018
  • European banks could see boost in portfolio financing from EBA plans

    European-regulated banks might see a boost to their business from an obscure tweak to securitization rules, rolled out in a European Banking Authority paper published on Tuesday. The proposals could see them better able to compete with US firms in the increasingly lucrative business of portfolio financing through securitization.

    • 21 Jun 2018
  • BlueBay hires structured credit head, plans new range of structured funds

    BlueBay has hired Sid Chhabra as head of structured credit and CLOs in London, and plans to establish a new range of global structured credit and ABS strategies.

    • 19 Jun 2018
  • 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

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  • Finding the social good in NPLs

    As demand for investments with good environmental, social and governance credentials rises, are non-performing loans the ultimate social asset class — or toxic waste that ESG investors should disdain?

    • 10 Jul 2018

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Capital markets data from GlobalCapital

Go to GlobalCapital's Securitization data pages for our dealflow database, plus details of priced European and US CLOs and structured finance bookrunner league tables.

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 10,542 20 18.54
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 6,103 21 10.73
3 Citi 5,130 13 9.02
4 JP Morgan 4,681 6 8.23
5 Lloyds Bank 3,389 13 5.96

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 70,706.84 201 11.60%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 60,472.76 166 9.92%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 48,082.68 138 7.89%
4 JPMorgan 48,046.47 137 7.88%
5 Credit Suisse 38,252.19 94 6.28%