"This factor, coupled with the drying up of secondary market liquidity, has brought an early close to the covered bond market for 2008 and may continue into [the first quarter of] 2009."

--Rob Robinson, of Merrill Lynch's covered bond team, on the impact of government-backed unsecured debt on the covered bond market.

  • 26 Nov 2008
"This factor, coupled with the drying up of secondary market liquidity, has brought an early close to the covered bond market for 2008 and may continue into [the first quarter of] 2009."--Rob Robinson, of Merrill Lynch's covered bond team, on the impact of government-backed unsecured debt on the ...

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 7,026 25 11.95
2 Citi 6,449 21 10.96
3 BNP Paribas 5,093 18 8.66
4 Barclays 4,040 11 6.87
5 Lloyds Bank 3,615 14 6.15

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1 Citi 1,505.59 4 20.86%
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2 Rabobank 1,292.64 1 17.91%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 760.56 2 10.54%
5 BNP Paribas 598.25 2 8.29%