Talk of a bubble as levloans top $1tr

Annual global leveraged loan volumes have crossed the $1tr mark for the first time since the financial crisis, according to a new report by Dealogic, leading to concern among some bankers that the levfin market may be approaching bubble territory last seen in 2007.

  • By Olivier Holmey
  • 04 Oct 2013

Globally, $1.23tr of leveraged loans were issued over the first nine months of 2013, down from $1.45tr over the same period in 2007 but up substantially on every year since, Dealogic said.

“It’s a consequence of all the money printing in the US,” said one senior loan banker in ...

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