It’s a warzone out there

If there’s one thing that makes Loan Ranger grin, it’s the dramatic words loans officials use when talking about the syndicated loan market. Marginally successful deals have become “blowouts”. What used to be called a blowout is now “the deal of the year”.

  • 10 May 2013

But one syndicated loans lawyer at a magic circle firm has now grabbed the number one spot for the most impressively disproportionate turn of phrase. “EM syndicated loans can be like a war, but a fun war.”

When pressed for more information, he waved a hand dismissively, as ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Jul 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 210,125.92 721 10.41%
2 JPMorgan 191,272.13 667 9.48%
3 Citi 136,454.72 404 6.76%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 104,300.05 505 5.17%
5 Barclays 84,486.31 338 4.19%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 3,571.16 8 16.94%
2 Citi 2,974.57 7 14.11%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,478.55 8 11.76%
4 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 6.94%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,375.20 5 6.52%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Jul 2017
1 BNP Paribas 11,353.22 62 6.48%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,847.70 40 6.19%
3 JPMorgan 9,883.17 41 5.64%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,939.52 52 5.10%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 8,436.06 46 4.81%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 27,039.93 106 7.36%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 6.84%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,128.33 61 6.29%
4 BNP Paribas 19,315.94 110 5.26%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,706.93 106 5.09%

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%