Low supply puts investors in ‘Mexican stand-off’ over Brexit

A few months ago political risk was the new big driver of the markets. Yet as UK politics enters its most uncertain period in decades, the country’s banks are jumping into the market and accessing credit cheaply. Supply dynamics, not politics, are king, writes Jasper Cox.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 15 Jun 2017
With a lot of cash to put to work, investors simply cannot afford to worry about the results of last week’s general election nor Brexit negotiations, which are due to start on Monday.Issuance is unlikely to increase over the next few months, meaning that spreads could grind ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,366.35 53 6.13%
2 UniCredit 8,290.73 65 4.90%
3 BNP Paribas 7,888.81 37 4.66%
4 LBBW 7,715.16 44 4.56%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,314.58 47 4.32%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 91,301.25 371 7.11%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 82,995.76 326 6.47%
3 Citi 82,538.37 489 6.43%
4 Goldman Sachs 77,417.62 435 6.03%
5 JPMorgan 74,820.44 359 5.83%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 70,948.10 379 10.97%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,776.05 274 10.32%
3 Morgan Stanley 64,170.02 266 9.92%
4 JPMorgan 62,011.49 273 9.59%
5 Goldman Sachs 56,891.64 364 8.80%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.98%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.90%
3 BNP Paribas 4,946.20 16 6.22%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,748.11 18 5.97%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,389.40 18 5.52%

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 Barclays 9,144.21 24 13.34%
2 HSBC 8,738.18 35 12.75%
3 BNP Paribas 4,721.16 25 6.89%
4 Citi 4,398.19 35 6.42%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.31%