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  • BPCE targets clients in first Samurai social impact bond

    BPCE was this week looking to become the first bank to issue a Samurai social impact bond, in an innovatively structured transaction that will go towards financing clients rather than projects. Bankers involved in the deal say it could be the first step towards broadening the role of retail banks in the social bond market.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Intesa offers to cherry pick parts of Veneto and Vicenza

    Intesa Sanpaolo announced on Wednesday that it was willing to acquire parts of struggling Italian lenders Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza. But the Italian national champion ruled out buying the banks’ subordinated bonds, non-performing loans and high-risk performing loans.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • 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
  • China Re returns for $700m tap of popular notes

    China Reinsurance Finance Corp added $700m to its existing 2022 bonds through a tap on Wednesday, hitting its $1.5bn regulatory cap.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Issuers say ‘blood, sweat and tears’ of MREL is over

    Speaking at Euromoney’s Global Borrowers conference on Tuesday, a panel of bank issuers said that investors had come to grips with the transformation of the senior asset class for the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL). The future of subordinated debt, meanwhile, remains in flux.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • STS postponed as ABS pipeline fills to brim

    The implementation date for the European Union’s simple transparent and standardized (STS) securitization framework has been moved back to January 2019, after concerns were made by the Maltese presidency over the timeline between finalisation of the rule and its implementation.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • Bank of Baroda wraps up non deal roadshow

    India’s Bank of Baroda met investors this week on a non-deal roadshow in Europe and Asia.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • China Re, Jinmao, China State Construction chase dollars

    Chinese issuers are dominating Wednesday’s debt market in Asia ex-Japan, with two issuers launching dollar deals and two investment grade corporates announcing roadshows for transactions.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • Too many banks and not enough money, says Standard Life’s Hudson

    Participants on the ‘Bank Credit: A Looming Crisis?’ panel at Euromoney’s Global Borrowers Conference discussed bank consolidation, the differing approach to Banco Popular and Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS), and non-performing loans (NPLs) on Tuesday.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • BNPP hits German regions with first targeted TLAC bond

    BNP Paribas sold a seven year non-preferred issue on Tuesday, in the first ever total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) bond transaction aimed at regional investors.

    • 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%