Latest ABS news

  • Prosper markets third PMIT consumer loan deal

    Online consumer lender Prosper is marketing its third multi-seller transaction from its PMIT shelf, as market sources tout heightened liquidity as an advantage of the deal format format, which has been used by more and more lenders in 2017.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Call to capital markets to aid in rebuilding nations after disaster

    The World Bank is achieving success in using the capital markets to put together financial facilities to help hurricane-afflicted Caribbean countries receive swift aid to deal with the aftermath, its Treasurer Arunma Oteh tells GlobalMarkets

    • 15 Oct 2017
  • LatAm rushes to launch Cat bond as countries brace for earthquakes

    With another earthquake about to hit Latin America, finance ministers from four countries are rushing to launch a World Bank-backed catastrophe bond to ensure that money is paid quickly

    • 15 Oct 2017
  • Quick fix insurance plan offers model for vulnerable states

    An insurance plan that pays out at once when a natural disaster hits rather than months after the loss assessment offers a route for small countries to secure protection against hurricanes and earthquakes

    • 14 Oct 2017
  • New UK marketplace loan deal mandated

    P2P Global Investments has mandated Deutsche Bank to arrange a new consumer ABS transaction backed by marketplace loans originated by Zopa.

    • 13 Oct 2017
  • Nissan’s China JV jumps on Bond Connect bandwagon

    Dongfeng-Nissan Auto Finance has tapped the Chinese asset-backed securities (ABS) market for a third time this year with a Rmb3.5bn ($531.9m) two-tranche deal. The company made its first attempt to attract foreign investors trading through Bond Connect in the October 12 deal – with mixed results.

    • 13 Oct 2017
  • Indonesia, China take securitization route to infrastructure finance

    Big questions remain around how China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative will be financed. But experts tell GlobalMarkets the answer, or at least part of it, may be in asset-backed securitization — with Indonesia making some headway recently and China gearing up for some action.

    • 13 Oct 2017
  • Treasury capital market reforms put ball in industry’s court

    Most of the US Treasury’s proposed reforms for the US capital markets avoid the need for congressional approval, giving the financial services industry a strong opportunity to roll back some of the perceived excesses of post crisis rule making, US sources have said.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Subprime auto ABS credit enhancements spark debate

    ABS industry players have expressed mixed views this year on the trend of increased credit enhancement on subprime auto deals, with some observers starting to question whether deal structures will hold up during market shocks.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Bella Italia: investors pile cash into the Boot

    With the struggle for the control of Catalonia dominating European markets, investors seem to be turning to Italy, of all places, as a safe haven. Jasper Cox and Sam Kerr report.

    • 12 Oct 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) 6,415 22 12.84
2 Citi 5,781 17 11.57
3 BNP Paribas 3,530 14 7.06
4 Credit Suisse 2,783 8 5.57
5 Rabobank 2,633 4 5.27

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 98,446.48 276 13.35%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 90,174.33 262 12.23%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 70,282.48 216 9.53%
4 JPMorgan 51,967.93 167 7.05%
5 Credit Suisse 41,447.11 125 5.62%