ECB liquidity ‘holds together Europe’s weakest’

The European Central Bank’s extension of its special liquidity arrangements will distort competition among banks and postpone balance sheet adjustments, warned Fitch this week as it provided country-level updates on use of the facilities since the start of the financial crisis.

  • 14 May 2010

Fitch released the report after the ECB reinstated some of its special liquidity measures including the Long Term Refinancing Operations, as part of the bail-out package intended to calm southern European sovereign debt markets.

"There is some evidence to indicate that some banks are now relying on ECB funds ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 9,615.99 43 6.16%
2 UniCredit 7,570.25 62 4.85%
3 LBBW 7,095.33 39 4.54%
4 Commerzbank Group 6,961.50 44 4.46%
5 BNP Paribas 6,833.59 30 4.38%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 87,751.12 359 7.39%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 77,372.46 295 6.51%
3 Goldman Sachs 74,944.59 398 6.31%
4 Citi 74,754.56 460 6.29%
5 JPMorgan 70,466.76 340 5.93%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 63,836.41 259 10.46%
2 Citi 63,521.73 352 10.41%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 63,391.02 250 10.39%
4 JPMorgan 58,458.79 260 9.58%
5 Goldman Sachs 54,650.14 327 8.96%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 5,487.17 19 7.34%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,349.05 21 7.15%
3 BNP Paribas 4,566.36 14 6.10%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,553.92 17 6.09%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,242.73 17 5.67%

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 8,682.34 22 13.71%
2 HSBC 8,105.27 30 12.80%
3 BNP Paribas 4,343.93 23 6.86%
4 Credit Suisse 4,219.22 21 6.66%
5 Citi 4,059.10 33 6.41%