In the preliminary ASR Scorecards database public lead manager rankings for full-year 2011, JPMorgan Securities maintained its No. 1 rank from last year to capture the top spot again this year with a 16% market share and $12.03 billion sold. For the full year 2010, the bank held the top slot with a 15.6% market share $8.36 billion sold.
Meanwhile, Bank of America Merrill Lynch took the No. 2 spot in the preliminary results by selling $10.07 billion and having a 13.4% market share. BofA Merrill, which also placed second for the full year 2010, sold less last year with $7.3 billion, but had a slightly higher market share of 13.6%.