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 8,472.52 36 6.26%
2 Commerzbank Group 6,830.68 42 5.04%
3 UniCredit 6,825.82 54 5.04%
4 BNP Paribas 6,477.17 27 4.78%
5 LBBW 6,140.56 29 4.53%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 76,734.75 290 7.49%
2 Goldman Sachs 66,762.71 336 6.51%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,233.17 243 6.46%
4 Citi 64,509.12 373 6.29%
5 JPMorgan 62,617.38 297 6.11%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 58,376.99 210 10.76%
2 Citi 56,048.85 293 10.33%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 53,331.07 205 9.83%
4 JPMorgan 51,856.81 227 9.56%
5 Goldman Sachs 51,087.97 275 9.42%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 5,014.64 17 7.41%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,741.46 19 7.01%
3 BNP Paribas 4,566.36 14 6.75%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,553.92 17 6.73%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,242.73 17 6.27%

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 HSBC 7,876.41 27 14.03%
2 Barclays 6,735.15 18 12.00%
3 BNP Paribas 3,779.92 18 6.74%
4 Credit Suisse 3,754.01 17 6.69%
5 Citi 3,502.60 28 6.24%