Covered Bonds

Covered Bonds

The Covered Bonds trading division aims to promote an efficient pan-European covered bond market.

AFME's covered bond team work with other membership-based trade organisations in the covered bonds arena on issues of mutual concern and also connect globally to covered bonds activities coordinated by SIFMA (US) and ASIFMA (Asia).

Covered Bonds trading division priorities

  • Provide active technical input into the MiFID process ahead of European Commission's MIFID II finalisation;
  • Produce documentation to help explain the issues facing the covered bonds indidustry;
  • Monitors developments in other regulations that could impact covered bonds, such as the upcoming proposals from the Commission regarding a EU harmonised covered bond process. 

Since 2013 the division has co-hosted the Annual Covered Bonds Conference with Verband Deutscher Pfandbriefbanken. The conference is a half-day format  featuring expert opinions and panel debates on latest regulatory developments, recent market trends and an outlook for the market's future. See our events calendar to learn more about this event.

Board

  • Thomas Lay, Co-Chair

    Natixis

  • Oliver Hückel, Co-Chair

    UniCredit

  • Marcus Kristan, Vice-Chair

    Deutsche Bank

  • Killian Bijasson, Vice-Chair

    HSBC

  • Christoph Anhamm

    ABN AMRO

  • Roberto Lucchini

    Banca IMI

  • Steffen Jackwerth

    Barclays

  • Victor Rodriguez Garcia

    BBVA

  • Sebastien Gianfermi

    BNP Paribas

  • Pierre-Jean Stiebert

    Citi

  • Abraham Sierra

    Commerzbank

  • Kai Wolter

    Crédit Agricole CIB

  • Chris Orr

    Credit Suisse

  • Morten Grove

    Danske Markets

  • Thilo Zeidler

    Goldman Sachs

  • Mike Koerkemeier

    ING

  • Steffen Dahmer

    J.P. Morgan

  • Rahul Mehra

    Morgan Stanley

  • James Kalbermatter

    Nomura

  • Alvaro Ballesteros Rodriguez

    Santander

  • Delphine Stiegler

    Société Générale

  • Matthias Herfurth

    UBS