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 11,789.48 61 6.03%
2 UniCredit 9,672.56 77 4.94%
3 BNP Paribas 9,051.42 45 4.63%
4 Commerzbank Group 8,371.43 55 4.28%
5 LBBW 8,276.69 51 4.23%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 105,250.27 441 6.82%
2 Citi 98,660.81 571 6.39%
3 Goldman Sachs 95,673.87 531 6.20%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 93,136.34 403 6.03%
5 JPMorgan 88,684.81 426 5.75%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 84,201.33 440 10.76%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 75,241.97 344 9.62%
3 Morgan Stanley 74,178.45 327 9.48%
4 JPMorgan 74,072.86 330 9.47%
5 Goldman Sachs 73,760.37 449 9.43%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 5,645.35 19 6.27%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 5,608.30 21 6.23%
3 LBBW 5,605.63 20 6.23%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.16%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,949.16 20 5.50%

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 9,461.63 27 12.16%
2 HSBC 9,214.48 38 11.84%
3 BNP Paribas 6,278.15 28 8.07%
4 Citi 4,542.03 36 5.84%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 5.56%