New career path as O’Connell retires early from BoA Merrill

Patrick O’Connell is leaving Bank of America Merrill Lynch and taking early retirement. He says he is taking time out until September 2010 while he ponders his new career path, which he says is unlikely to be at a large investment bank.

  • 03 Jul 2009

O’Connell, 42, joined Merrill Lynch from Credit Suisse First Boston in 1995 as a credit trader and joined the syndicate desk in 1998.

He had been head of European syndicate since 2006, with a particular focus on bank capital.

"I always planned to leave the industry in my early 40s ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,856.90 55 6.33%
2 UniCredit 8,379.23 66 4.88%
3 BNP Paribas 7,918.03 38 4.62%
4 Commerzbank Group 7,805.13 49 4.55%
5 LBBW 7,715.16 44 4.50%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 96,135.23 376 7.37%
2 Citi 84,377.63 495 6.47%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 83,137.98 327 6.37%
4 Goldman Sachs 80,248.79 441 6.15%
5 JPMorgan 75,640.26 362 5.80%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 72,529.41 382 11.01%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,918.26 275 10.16%
3 Morgan Stanley 65,732.49 269 9.98%
4 JPMorgan 62,759.86 275 9.53%
5 Goldman Sachs 59,493.52 368 9.03%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.82%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.75%
3 BNP Paribas 4,946.20 16 6.09%
4 Commerzbank Group 4,830.70 19 5.95%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 4,748.11 18 5.84%

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
  • Today
1 Barclays 9,144.21 24 13.25%
2 HSBC 8,738.18 35 12.66%
3 BNP Paribas 4,721.16 25 6.84%
4 Citi 4,398.19 35 6.37%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.27%