ECB broadens covered buying, but refuses to reveal targets

In what it told EuroWeek was an "intentional" ambiguity, the European Central Bank has failed to spell out how it will deploy its second covered bond purchase programme.

  • 04 Nov 2011

Nonetheless, some specialists in the product have welcomed the ECB’s more accommodating criteria this time round — it is willing to buy smaller and longer deals with lower ratings — and expect it to buy more primary paper than before too.

Bankers had hoped to learn whether the ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 BNP Paribas 1,771.98 5 9.12%
2 HSBC 1,629.73 7 8.39%
3 Commerzbank Group 1,363.68 5 7.02%
4 UBS 1,350.40 4 6.95%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 978.07 4 5.03%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 8,638.50 15 11.13%
2 Barclays 7,212.69 10 9.29%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,158.31 19 7.93%
4 Credit Suisse 5,544.13 9 7.14%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,837.98 10 6.23%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 Citi 7,161.15 5 19.51%
2 Barclays 5,414.82 3 14.75%
3 Credit Suisse 4,540.95 3 12.37%
4 Goldman Sachs 2,308.61 5 6.29%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,294.43 1 6.25%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 BNP Paribas 1,422.29 4 10.47%
2 UBS 1,350.40 4 9.94%
3 Commerzbank Group 1,126.47 3 8.29%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 978.07 4 7.20%
5 BayernLB 954.49 3 7.03%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Jan 2017
1 HSBC 8,187.43 25 5.18%
2 BNP Paribas 7,618.57 27 4.82%
3 UBS 7,366.70 31 4.66%
4 Barclays 5,784.35 18 3.66%
5 Citi 4,896.19 26 3.10%