Latest Securitization People & Markets news

  • Goldman Special Situations Group issues loan-backed notes

    The Special Situations Group at Goldman Sachs has structured private financing vehicles based in Luxembourg, which package up bundles of loans made by the group with an average rating of B/B-. The vehicle will also hold risk retention interests for Goldman-sponsored securitizations.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • Tie banker bonuses to ESG, says Euro Parliament in radical push for green finance

    The chances of a profound transformation of financial markets to equip them to fight climate change rose this week, when the European Parliament adopted a bold set of policies that would require investors, banks and companies to take into account their impacts on the environment and society. Bonuses would be linked to sustainability targets.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • European Parliament pushes for tougher impact disclosures

    The European Parliament will push for stronger rules on sustainability for investment firms and banks, after its Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee voted on Monday evening to go beyond what the European Commission is recommending.

    • 06 Nov 2018
  • FCA warns on equity release mortgage boom

    Chris Woolard, executive director of strategy and competition at the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, has warned mortgage bankers about the explosive grow in the lifetime mortgage section of the market — a move driven partly by regulatory changes for the UK’s life insurers.

    • 06 Nov 2018
  • Sudden stop for conduits could drain €130bn from Europe’s banks

    Obscure disclosure rules for European securitizations could bring asset-backed commercial paper conduits to a sudden stop on January 1, forcing the banks that sponsor them to step in with liquidity support of up to €130bn.

    • 01 Nov 2018
  • STS concerns weigh on ABS demand

    Uncertainty over the ultimate shape of the European Union’s simple transparent and standardised (STS) securitization framework may be hampering investor demand for top quality securitizations, according to bankers.

    • 31 Oct 2018
  • European governments agree softer NPL provisions

    The Council of the European Union agreed on a softer line for writing down non-performing loans on Wednesday, extending the timeline that European banks will be given to provision bad loans down to 0%. The Council’s proposals also add a third category of NPLs to the planned distinction between ‘secured’ and ‘unsecured’, giving separate treatment to loans secured on 'movable' collateral.

    • 31 Oct 2018
  • BC Partners lists US direct lending business

    The credit arm of private equity firm BC Partners has listed a new direct lending business, Mount Logan Capital, with the firm eyeing better returns in private credit compared with more liquid markets.

    • 26 Oct 2018
  • Lloyd’s identifies finance tools for disaster protection

    Lloyd’s of London has identified several financial instruments that could boost investment in resilience against disaster. The solutions incorporate features of loans, bonds, catastrophe bonds and securitization.

    • 25 Oct 2018
  • RBC boosts European real estate investment banking

    RBC Capital Markets announced a series of hires in European real estate investment banking on Wednesday, part of the firm’s gradual expansion across industries in European IB.

    • 25 Oct 2018

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  • Cyber bond splurge could remain stuck in the ether

    Recent developments may help push the risk of cyber attacks onto the capital markets through catastrophe bonds and other insurance-linked securities (ILS). But investors are likely to be wary about taking on too much exposure.

    • 30 Oct 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 14,443 29 18.07
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 8,264 27 10.34
3 Lloyds Bank 7,329 24 9.17
4 Citi 6,748 19 8.44
5 JP Morgan 5,220 8 6.53

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 118,616.77 341 11.09%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 94,721.79 272 8.85%
3 JPMorgan 92,612.23 269 8.66%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 82,597.19 239 7.72%
5 Credit Suisse 70,475.74 184 6.59%