Equity access key to UK SME financing, says LSE’s Rolet

Easier access to the equity markets could be the key to improving the financing of small and medium enterprises in the UK, according to the head of the London Stock Exchange, Xavier Rolet. Plans are now in train for a government-led scheme to boost public listings for smaller firms.

  • 15 Mar 2013
Although the UK government has attempted to increase bank lending to SMEs through the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) implemented by the Treasury and the Bank of England, it is now looking away from traditional lenders and is expected to announce next week a plan to boost small-cap ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jul 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 208,332.47 710 10.52%
2 JPMorgan 188,050.79 655 9.49%
3 Citi 132,249.78 395 6.68%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 103,029.22 498 5.20%
5 Barclays 83,398.66 330 4.21%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 3,571.16 8 17.75%
2 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,478.55 8 12.32%
3 Citi 2,356.24 6 11.71%
4 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 7.27%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,025.20 4 5.10%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jul 2017
1 BNP Paribas 10,842.91 57 6.39%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,585.91 37 6.24%
3 JPMorgan 9,783.62 40 5.77%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,799.90 51 5.19%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 8,327.15 45 4.91%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 25,202.67 100 7.14%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 7.12%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,836.07 58 6.18%
4 BNP Paribas 18,395.95 105 5.21%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,048.72 104 5.11%

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%