EuroWeek View: BASF deal says little about broader corporate lending

BASF has launched its new revolving credit line at what some regard as a scandalously tight 25bp. But BASF and other blue-chip borrowers like it are funding in a completely different market to most corporate issuers. Deals like this do not reflect the financing conditions available in the wider loans sector.

  • 12 Mar 2013
It’s only three months into 2013, and we already have a contender for the tightest investment grade loan deal of the year. Germany’s BASF has launched a $3bn five year plus one plus one transaction priced at just 25bp. The deal for the A1/A+/A+ rated firm is set ...

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Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Societe Generale 41.30
2 Rabobank 35.35
3 Morgan Stanley 11.45
4 BNP Paribas 5.95
4 Credit Agricole 5.95

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1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,260.06 2 126,006,164,037.19%
2 Rabobank 1,081.86 1 108,185,922,974.77%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 430.57 1 43,057,020,785.00%
4 SK Securities 192.86 1 19,286,162,593.99%
4 Meritz Financial Group Inc 192.86 1 19,286,162,593.99%