Covered Bonds Market
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
Core market goes from feast to famine and back again
Singled out for special treatment by European regulatory initiatives, covered bonds were the funding tool of choice for the region’s banks in 2011. But an escalating Eurozone crisis meant the record-breaking market entered 2012 relying on state suppo ...
The Cover View: EBA misses the point on encumbrance (this article has one comment posted)
The European Banking Authority’s effort to improve transparency on balance sheet encumbrance has come to nothing. The draft guideline, which will be finalised by June, is practically useless because it doesn’t include emergency central bank liquidity ...
Broadening covered bond market challenges investors
Amid pressure to revive Europe’s economy by supplying credit to small and medium-sized enterprises, covered bond issuers are coming up with innovative ways to pool SME assets. In the hunt for better ratings, they are looking to pass-through structure ...
ECB must buy covered bonds aggressively, or not at all
The European Central Bank will face a dilemma when it embarks on its third covered bond purchase programme, which could start on Wednesday. Either the central bank buys covered bonds aggressively, something that it has vowed not to do, or it will fai ...