The European Covered Bond Council (ECBC) is the platform that brings together covered bond market participants including covered bond issuers, analysts, investment bankers, rating agencies and a wide range of other interested stakeholders.
The purpose of the ECBC is to represent and promote the interests of covered bond market participants at the international level.
The ECBC’s main objective is to be the point of reference for matters regarding the covered bond industry and operate
as a think-tank, as well as a lobbying and networking platform for covered bond market participants.
Membership of the ECBC is open to all market participants with a significant interest in covered bonds.
The ECBC currently has over 120 members across more than 30 active covered bond jurisdictions globally and many different market segments. The ECBC represents over 95% of covered bond issuers in the EU.See More
In its role as the Coordinator of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative (EEMI), the EMF-ECBC has established the EEMI Bauhaus as a “green platform” with a focus on the development of an energy efficient mortgage ‘ecosystem’ of providers, products and services.The EEMI Bauhaus provides stakeholders with the opportunity to present innovative ideas, highlight obstacles or challenges, propose potential solutions to these, exchange views and explore new, cross-sectorial cooperation aimed at underpinning the work of the EEMI and supporting climate transition.
The Energy Efficient Mortgage Label (EEML) is a clear and transparent quality label for consumers, lenders and investors, aimed at identifying energy efficient mortgages (EEM) in lending institutions’ portfolios, which are intended to finance the purchase/construction and/or renovation of both residential (single family & multi-family) and commercial buildings, with a focus on building energy performance.
The EMF-ECBC has sought to take a lead in providing the Industry with a dedicated arena in which market participants are able to access relevant information and share views and experiences, as well as best practices, in seeking to implement the provisions of the Covered Bond Directive and related Regulation.
In the context of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Mortgage and Covered Bond Industries are strongly committed to act in the interests of consumers, lenders and investors to help stimulate socio-economic recovery and secure financial stability.
News, market insights and updates from the EMF-ECBC covering the latest regulatory developments with direct or indirect impact on mortgage credit and covered bonds.
In light of mounting political uncertainty both within and outside Europe, the third quarter of 2016 has provided an aggregate housing and mortgage market picture which is in line with the previous quarters. In the EU house prices continued their upwards trend, on an aggregate level,…
Hypostat is the European Mortgage Federations’ annual statistical report, encompassing data on recent developments in housing and mortgage markets in the EU27 and beyond.
The ECBC Covered Bond Fact Book is a comprehensive source of information on the covered bond asset class. The latest edition of the Fact Book includes detailed explanations on the legislation and markets for covered bonds in 37 countries as well as articles on key trends and market developments.