January 11, 2024 (NO COMMENTS)

Counterparty Radar: Market leader Pimco cuts nearly one-third of book in Q3


Citi became the largest provider of swaptions to US mutual funds and exchange-traded funds in the third quarter of 2023, leapfrogging both Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, after entering into a series of large SOFR deals with BlackRock. The total notional value of Citi’s trades with US retail funds grew 69% to $39.3 billion, according to data from US Securities and Exchange Commission filings.  Four of the largest five trades of the quarter involved BlackRock and Citi.