Latest FIG People & Markets news

  • Markit switches to holdco for bank CDS indices

    From September IHS Markit will include UK and Swiss banks at the holding company level in its credit default swap (CDS) indices, but the index provider is still consulting on whether or not to include non-preferred senior debt.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • EU nears IFRS 9 deal, clashes on transition

    Final talks on the EU’s mitigation measures for banks applying IFRS 9 will start in September, ahead of the new standard coming into force in January 2018. But the Parliament and member states still disagree about how to calculate the capital relief offered to banks.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Some fiscal powers could strengthen eurozone, says ESM boss

    The eurozone could be strengthened by the addition of a “small fiscal capability” to deal with economic shocks, one of its leading financial officials said in a panel at Euromoney Global Borrowers' forum on Tuesday, as attention turns to reforming the eurozone — a cause championed by Emmanuel Macron, France’s new president.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • GBP set new Social Bond Principles, guide brown issuers

    Enthusiasm for green and social bonds is mounting, and revisions to the Green Bond Principles (GBP) announced this week may give the market a further lift. Many of the same debates still exercise market participants as in the past, but they appear less daunted by these conundrums.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • TD adds euro SSA and covered bond trading — primary push to follow?

    TD Securities has hired a trader to cover the euro SSA and covered bond markets, adding euro capacity to a bank that has focused mainly on dollars and other currencies so far. But SSA bankers warned that if the firm plans to break into the euro primary market, it could face a tough time.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • EU green finance group considering reg cap cuts

    Cutting regulatory capital charges for green loans is one idea being considered by the EU’s High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, which is due to make its first report on July 18.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • Trump stance throws doubt on TCFD hopes

    Hopes that the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures will be adopted by the G20 have been cast into doubt by the US’s swing away from international action on climate change under President Trump, green finance experts said this week.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • StanChart picks new Europe banking head

    Standard Chartered has hired Clare Francis to be regional head of global banking, Europe. The former Lloyds banker will run its corporate and financial institution business in the region.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • TD Securities brings in euro trader for SSAs and covered bonds

    TD Securities has hired a trader to cover the euro SSA and covered bond markets, adding euro capacity to a bank that has focused mainly on dollars and other currencies so far.

    • 14 Jun 2017
  • Ecofin hopes to end ‘urgent’ work on creditor hierarchies

    EU finance ministers aim to agree on Friday on the creation of the non-preferred senior asset class, as proposed last November by the European Commission to ensure a uniform implementation Total Loss-Absorbing Capacity requirements.

    • 14 Jun 2017

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  • Masala bonds: between a rock and a hard place

    For every step forward that the Masala bond market takes, it goes two steps backwards, with the Reserve Bank of India recently putting up barriers to keep high yield issuers out of offshore rupees. Cutting off low grade Masala issuance isn’t the worst thing to come out of the central bank’s announcement — the rules could also stifle investment grade deals.

    • 20 Jun 2017

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 HSBC 18,859.47 96 5.78%
2 UBS 17,096.63 103 5.24%
3 BNP Paribas 16,125.84 71 4.94%
4 Commerzbank Group 15,763.40 95 4.83%
5 LBBW 15,321.72 85 4.69%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Jun 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 58,230.82 220 7.33%
2 Goldman Sachs 55,991.98 263 7.05%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 50,362.34 188 6.34%
4 JPMorgan 49,807.13 231 6.27%
5 Citi 48,627.79 289 6.12%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 Citi 41,583.09 217 10.04%
2 Goldman Sachs 40,848.76 205 9.86%
3 Morgan Stanley 40,750.32 150 9.84%
4 JPMorgan 39,863.64 165 9.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 36,689.19 149 8.86%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 LBBW 4,563.62 16 7.62%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,463.41 18 7.46%
3 BNP Paribas 4,287.01 13 7.16%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 3,637.13 14 6.08%
5 Commerzbank Group 3,356.64 13 5.61%

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
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 HSBC 6,023.46 22 12.66%
2 Barclays 5,139.18 16 10.80%
3 Credit Suisse 3,558.82 15 7.48%
4 BNP Paribas 3,205.75 15 6.74%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,888.75 19 6.07%