Latest RMBS news

  • EC signals interest in lowering capital charges on green loans

    European Commission vice president, Valdis Dombrovskis, has signalled that capital charges on green mortgages and auto loans could be lowered, a move that would boost the investment appeal of green covered bonds and ABS deals secured on such collateral.

    • 12 Dec 2017
  • Spain sells €818m stake in Bankia, 2.3 times covered

    Spain’s government resolution fund, FROB, sold a 7% stake in Bankia in an accelerated bookbuild on Monday night, run by Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley and UBS.

    • 12 Dec 2017
  • VTB Capital closes Rb48bn agency-backed Russian RMBS

    VTB Capital has completed a Rb48.2bn (€688.3m) residential mortgage backed securitization, guaranteed by the state Agency for Housing and Mortgage Lending guarantee programme.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Carige sells non-performing loan portfolio

    Banca Carige, the Genoese bank going through a lengthy restructuring process, moved a step further towards its de-risking target this week by selling a €1.2bn portfolio of non-performing loans.

    • 06 Dec 2017
  • Blackstone returns to Spanish RMBS market with €172m trade

    US private equity firm Blackstone is returning to the Spanish RMBS market to fund a portion of a portfolio acquired from CatalunyaCaixa in 2015, as other large Spanish property portfolio sales stir hopes of greater supply from the sector.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • NPL securitization volumes to improve in 2018

    The outlook for securitizations of non-performing loans (NPLs), particularly from Greece, is set to improve in 2018 amid a more widespread pick-up in securitization volumes.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • US storms cause ‘remarkable’ spike in mortgage delinquencies

    Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have caused US mortgage delinquencies to rise to the highest level in four years, but policies put in place by government sponsored agencies have largely insulated mortgage credit risk transfer investors from any fallout.

    • 29 Nov 2017
  • Dutch housing market continues to heat up

    The number of Dutch borrowers with mortgage loans exceeding the value of their home fell in the third quarter as home price appreciation accelerated, according to Calcasa.

    • 28 Nov 2017
  • UniCredit applies for GACS guarantee as FINO progresses

    UniCredit is seeking an Italian government guarantee for the senior tranche of a portfolio of securitized non-performing loans after gaining an important rating from Moody’s and DBRS on the notes, allowing it to go forward with its “failure is not an option” (FINO) asset disposal plan.

    • 27 Nov 2017
  • Mars gets Irish NPL securitization away, despite thin mezz cover

    Mars Capital managed to price Grand Canal Securities 2, a securitization of Irish NPLs, at relatively tight levels even though the subscription ratio was relatively thin on mezzanine notes.

    • 23 Nov 2017

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 7,026 25 11.95
2 Citi 6,449 21 10.96
3 BNP Paribas 5,093 18 8.66
4 Barclays 4,040 11 6.87
5 Lloyds Bank 3,615 14 6.15

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 119,693.92 344 12.91%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 99,935.46 287 10.78%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 88,155.55 263 9.51%
4 JPMorgan 69,113.88 208 7.46%
5 Credit Suisse 51,260.05 154 5.53%