Schuldschein taps ground with B. Braun hit

German medical firm B. Braun sold what some are calling the tightest six year loan in Schuldschein history this week, even as it more than doubled the €150m initial target. However, some Schuldschein bankers believe German issuers have reached the pricing floor.

  • By Silas Brown
  • 08 Jun 2017

DZ Bank and Helaba offered tranches of six, eight and 10 years to Schuldschein investors, with margin ranges of 50bp-60bp, 65bp-75bp and 75bp-85bp respectively. Final pricing was not disclosed.

B. Braun last entered the market two to three years ago, when margins were some 10bp-15bp wider, said a ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

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3 Citi 148,096.80 459 6.47%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 118,810.14 573 5.19%
5 Barclays 95,051.53 385 4.15%

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4 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 6.86%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,375.20 5 6.45%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

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4 Deutsche Bank 11,123.41 61 5.42%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,782.14 44 5.25%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

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4 BNP Paribas 21,217.62 120 5.25%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 19,454.23 112 4.82%

Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 35.45 69 6.71%
2 BNP Paribas 31.67 78 5.99%
3 ING 31.21 74 5.90%
4 Citi 22.60 36 4.27%
5 Deutsche Bank 21.89 32 4.14%