Banks seize liquidity but fear brief calm is just eye of storm

The issuance valves were wrenched open this week and a flood of covered bonds and senior FIG paper was released on to a thirsty market. But, far from signifying that the worst is over, this surge — after weeks of inactivity — suggests that borrowers fear conditions will deteriorate further.

  • 11 Jun 2010

In these circumstances, it pays to seize any window of opportunity and issue debt whenever possible.

The principle of "liquidity now, not later" guided financial issuers this week. Funding officials were prepared to be more flexible, no longer quibbling over every last basis point and not insisting on ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 2,834.20 10 8.57%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,188.22 8 6.62%
3 Commerzbank Group 1,973.37 9 5.97%
4 BNP Paribas 1,904.07 6 5.76%
5 LBBW 1,880.25 7 5.69%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Jan 2017
1 Morgan Stanley 14,170.16 27 10.64%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,925.37 24 8.95%
3 Citi 9,905.55 26 7.44%
4 Barclays 8,491.43 14 6.38%
5 Goldman Sachs 7,806.19 24 5.86%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 12,892.79 18 13.58%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,724.83 17 11.29%
3 Goldman Sachs 10,674.85 18 11.24%
4 Citi 8,455.71 16 8.90%
5 Barclays 7,531.36 10 7.93%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,188.22 8 10.57%
2 LBBW 1,773.99 6 8.57%
3 Commerzbank Group 1,524.22 5 7.37%
4 BNP Paribas 1,422.29 4 6.87%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 1,391.30 6 6.72%

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 Citi 820.96 5 10.28%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 811.76 5 10.17%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 655.19 4 8.20%
4 BNP Paribas 602.64 3 7.55%
5 JPMorgan 545.06 4 6.83%