Latest RMBS news

  • Goldman vehicle provides risk retention for Dutch RMBS issuer

    Frequent Dutch RMBS originator, Elan Woninghypotheken (EW), is back with its second deal of the year, with risk retention provided by a Goldman Sachs-controlled private financing vehicle based in Luxembourg.

    • 15 Nov 2018
  • NIBC to re-ignite Dutch RMBS programme after long dry spell

    Following the successful debut issuance of £250m senior preferred bonds last week, NIBC's latest transaction, Dutch MBS XIX, brings them back to the securitization market for the first time since January 2013.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • Wells analysts see shades of 2013 ‘taper tantrum’ in autumn volatility

    Looking at the broad-based volatility battering financial markets this autumn, analysts at Wells Fargo have spotted similarities between "red October" and the 2013 taper tantrum, with one notable exception — the absence of a major investor to help reduce volatility and absorb new supply.

    • 12 Nov 2018
  • Northview UK RMBS joins November deal flow

    New issue euro ABS announcements have slowed to a trickle in November. Deals still making their way through the pipeline include two CMBS deals – Arrow 2018 and Oranje ELOC 32 – a UK credit card ABS, a Spanish SME CLO and a student loan ABS deal. On Monday, Northview Group added to those deals with a £327m non-conforming RMBS transaction.

    • 12 Nov 2018
  • Demand for Dilosk RMBS paves way for BTL deal

    In a week with just one new issue euro ABS announcement — a Spanish small and medium-enterprise (SME) CLO — investors piled into specialist lender Dilosk’s Irish retail mortgage backed security (RMBS). Pricing of the deal at the tight end of guidance will open the door for the lender to step into the buy-to-let RMBS market in 2019, executives say.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • Wells Fargo erroneously foreclosed on 545 borrowers, quarterly filings reveal

    Tucked away in Wells Fargo’s third quarter filings with the Securities and Exchange Commision was news that the bank incorrectly denied 870 loan modifications and wrongly foreclosed on 545 agency borrowers between 2010 and 2015. The news is yet another blemish on Wells Fargo's customer service record.

    • 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
  • New bank liquidity proposals could slash bank MBS holdings

    The Federal Reserve unveiled changes to US bank regulatory standards last week that would reduce or eliminate liquidity coverage ratios at mid-size financial firms. Many in the agency MBS market expect the move to weigh on demand for tier one Ginnie Mae bonds.

    • 05 Nov 2018
  • Ellington expands European reach with long-short UCITS fund

    Alternative investment management firm Ellington, founded in 1994 and based in Connecticut, has teamed up with London-based Trium Capital to launch a long/short credit UCITS fund later this quarter.

    • 05 Nov 2018
  • Fannie Mae prices inaugural CRT REMIC deal

    Fannie Mae on Wednesday priced a $922m note offering from its Connecticut Avenue Securities (CAS) programme, using a REMIC structure for the first time to allow more investors to participate in the burgeoning credit risk transfer (CRT) market.

    • 31 Oct 2018

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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%