Covered Bonds Special Focus 2014

  • Map: CB volume and country breakdown 2014

    Courtesy of Société Générale, Global Capital and The Cover

  • Creating the modern covered bond

    BBVA’s head of European credit research and covered bonds, and the bank’s senior covered bond analyst, discuss the evolution of covered bonds

  • The Pfandbrief benchmark

    The chief executive of the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks, Jens Tolckmitt, assesses the future of the traditional covered bond benchmark

  • SME covered bonds' future assessed

    By Bernd Volk, head of European covered bond research at Deutsche Bank, explains why new underlying assets mean covered bonds are firmly on banks' radar

  • How French covered bonds work

    Christine Van Gallebaert of Gide Loyrette Nouel presents the main features of the legal framework which governs French covered bonds issuers

  • Switzerland's paper mortgage certificate system

    Dieter Grünblatt, Stefan Kramer and Benedikt Maurenbrecher of Homburger explain Switzerland’s new clearing system for paperless mortgage certificates

  • The US must seize the CB opportunity

    Anna Pinedo and Jerry Marlatt of Morrison & Foerster examine the opportunity for US regulators to adopt a framework to encourage the issuance of covered bonds by US banks