ECB goes large in primary market as new year’s surge offers plenty of opportunities

The European Central Bank in January bought more covered bonds in the primary market than in any other month of its Eu60bn purchase programme.

  • 05 Feb 2010

The ECB bought Eu5.559bn of covered bonds from January 1 to January 29, of which Eu2.187bn was in the primary market, according to its latest monthly report on the scheme, which was released on Thursday (yesterday) after a meeting of its governing council.

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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5 HSBC 225.32 1243 4.93%

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1 BNP Paribas 56.71 230 8.32%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 44.23 207 6.49%
3 JPMorgan 34.02 99 4.99%
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Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 13.16 82 8.27%
2 Goldman Sachs 12.58 64 7.90%
3 Morgan Stanley 12.18 55 7.65%
4 Citi 10.09 71 6.34%
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