Banks in the dark about Qatar with predictions mixed

As concerns mount over the diplomatic stand-off between six Gulf states and Qatar, GlobalCapital investigated the immediate impact on the loan market in the region as well as its likely consequences and discovered a mixed picture.

  • By Bianca Boorer
  • 08 Jun 2017

On Monday, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Libya and Yemen severed diplomatic ties with Qatar over the gulf state’s alleged ties to terrorist groups.

But no clear consensus has emerged yet over the immediate effects on loan syndication in the region — not least because there seems ...

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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
  • Today
1 HSBC 3,341.79 7 24.00%
2 Citi 2,356.24 6 16.92%
3 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 10.51%
4 First Abu Dhabi Bank 1,053.55 6 7.57%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 716.79 5 5.15%

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%