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The Cover – essential daily information on the covered bond market
The Cover is a daily online news service dedicated to the covered bond market. Published by the EuroWeek group, The Cover delivers exclusive breaking news on new covered bond issues as they are launched, as well as essential information on the secondary markets, covered bond regulation and the people that matter.
Global Benchmark Ranking
The Cover has been specifically designed so that its members can comment on articles and vote on transactions, and thereby reflect what the market really thinks. The Cover also generates bespoke league tables in partnership with Dealogic (the leading data provider.)
Each week, The Cover publishes the latest global benchmark ranking for the covered bond market, as well as a unique league table that excludes self-led deals and information on bookrunners in all currencies.
Every day, subscribers to The Cover receive a daily news alert that is also available in on mobiles devices such as a BlackBerry. Subscriptions to The Cover include full access to coveredbondnews.com, league tables and a searchable archive, powered by Google.
Most Read Articles
Singapore and Korea expand covered bond horizons
South Korea and Singapore will extend the covered bond market’s global reach this year, with deals from both countries expected in the first half. Korea, having enacted a covered bond law, seems to offer greater potential for issuance than Singapore.
Rabobank’s RMBS is cheap to Dutch conditional pass throughs
Rabobank’s Obvion subsidiary sold nearly €2bn of five year RMBS last Thursday, at a considerable spread pick up to where Dutch pass-through covered bonds from entities with much weaker ratings would be expected to price. The deal, originated by one o ...
When RMBS are safer than covered bonds
Covered bonds and RMBS share important similarities which both the European Central Bank and Bank of England acknowledged last year in a discussion paper. As the two asset classes evolve, their vastly different regulatory treatment should become more ...
Van Lanschot’s CPT is better than Rabo’s RMBS, consultant says
Covered bonds are dual recourse and backed by a dynamic collateral pool that ensures their highest quality at all times. In contrast RMBS are backed by a static pool, and because the instrument is non-recourse, the issuer in extreme circumstances wou ...
Due diligence now will pay after the ECB
The spread between the weakest and strongest covered bonds is tighter than at any point in the last five years, thanks to the European Central Bank’s backstop bid. But just because the ECB is willing to buy anything and everything that qualifies as a ...