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
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 247,438.47 844 10.68%
2 JPMorgan 221,491.20 794 9.56%
3 Citi 153,163.91 473 6.61%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 119,403.00 577 5.15%
5 Barclays 97,061.00 391 4.19%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 3,571.16 8 16.74%
2 Citi 3,053.17 8 14.31%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,548.48 9 11.95%
4 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 6.86%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,375.20 5 6.45%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,887.75 55 6.77%
2 BNP Paribas 12,922.24 69 6.29%
3 Goldman Sachs 11,801.80 45 5.75%
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

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28,971.26 117 7.01%
2 Deutsche Bank 27,415.35 91 6.63%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 25,509.39 71 6.17%
4 BNP Paribas 21,729.97 121 5.26%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 19,966.59 113 4.83%

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%