Lev loan market prepares for more retail asset stripping

The number of highly leveraged retailers including clauses in loans that allow them to strip out valuable collateral into separate subsidiaries, out of reach of secured lenders, has reached “extreme” levels, according to loan market sources.

  • By David Bell
  • 16 Aug 2017
The practice of stripping out collateral from the parent company into a separate subsidiary to ease debt refinancing has steadily gained prominence. In June this year, clothing company JCrew won a legal battle to allow it to move its intellectual property into a new subsidiary that would issue ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 15,327.31 60 7.02%
2 BNP Paribas 13,525.21 72 6.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 12,507.36 48 5.73%
4 Deutsche Bank 11,531.87 64 5.28%
5 HSBC 11,259.39 69 5.16%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

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1 JPMorgan 5,335.13 43 7.91%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,721.48 37 7.00%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,563.62 43 6.77%
4 Credit Suisse 4,353.57 48 6.46%
5 Barclays 4,075.90 34 6.05%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

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1 JPMorgan 26,963.24 210 10.82%
2 Citi 20,901.57 165 8.39%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,737.25 183 8.32%
4 Goldman Sachs 18,279.20 131 7.34%
5 Morgan Stanley 17,353.91 102 6.97%