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
Pass-through salvation for peripheral covered bonds
Covered bonds will benefit from bank resolution proposals, but rating agencies must see the final wording before implementing new methodologies. By then it may be too late for bonds, already on the cusp of a sub-investment rating, from being downgrad ...
The Cover View: EC must overrule EBA on covered bonds
The European Commission must ignore the counsel of the European Banking Authority, which has called for covered bonds to remain as level 2A assets within Basel III’s Liquidity Coverage Ratio. It must instead base its decision, due by June 30, on the ...
The Cover View: Risk weighting fiasco makes a farce of regulation (this article has two comments posted)
The risk weights for securitization have been halved, again, in the latest version of Solvency II. Naturally the market is pleased to be further out of the regulatory dog house, but the way risk weights (and therefore careers, businesses and economie ...
ECB: failure or masterstroke?
The European Central Bank’s announcement of a third covered bond purchase programme is destined for failure. The size of the public market for benchmark euro covered bonds stands at about €570bn, suggesting the central bank would be unable to achieve ...
Podcast: Tim Skeet on bail-ins and bail-outs
Tim Skeet, global head of covered bonds at Royal Bank of Scotland speaks to The Cover about his work as chairman of the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) Asset Management and Investor Council working group on bail-in.