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

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 05 Jun 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 152,023.83 542 10.73%
2 JPMorgan 131,970.16 468 9.31%
3 Citi 95,638.59 284 6.75%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 76,462.12 373 5.40%
5 Deutsche Bank 66,070.01 232 4.66%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 HSBC 3,237.06 6 25.64%
2 Citi 2,251.69 5 17.84%
3 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 11.59%
4 First Abu Dhabi Bank 949.00 5 7.52%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 812.06 5 6.43%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 12 Jun 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 10,231.82 32 7.84%
2 JPMorgan 8,649.53 32 6.63%
3 Deutsche Bank 7,504.04 42 5.75%
4 BNP Paribas 7,457.95 38 5.72%
5 Credit Suisse 6,678.77 32 5.12%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 23,872.07 69 7.51%
2 HSBC 22,917.32 87 7.21%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,041.05 53 6.62%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 16,494.05 88 5.19%
5 BNP Paribas 15,927.70 94 5.01%

Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Apr 2016
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%