Syndicated loans and leveraged finance awards — the winners

On February 13, EuroWeek held its 10th annual syndicated loans and leveraged finance industry dinner and announced the winners of the loan awards 2012.

  • 14 Feb 2013
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These are the only awards decided by market participants themselves, and the results below are based solely on a poll of investors, borrowers, private equity houses and banks working in the market and which was carried out in November last year.

· Deal of the year

1. Schaeffler, €8bn Jan 2012
2. Anheuser Busch InBev, $14bn Jun 2012
3. Siemens, €4bn Apr 2012

· Large-cap leveraged loan of the year

1. BSN Medical, €915m July 2012
2. Schaeffler, €8bn Jan 2012
3. Iceland, £885m Mar 2012

· Mid-cap leveraged loan of the year

1. Bartec, €348m Aug 2012
2. Unipex, Sep 2012
3. Wood Mackenzie & Co, £595m Jul 2012

· Project finance deal of the year

1. Open Grid Europe, €2bn Jun 2012
2. SeverEnergia, Rb93bn Mar 2012
3. Societe des Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-Rhône, €2.7646bn Feb 2012

· French deal of the year

1. GDF Suez, €6bn May 2012
2. Pernod Ricard, €2.5bn Apr 2012
3. Societe des Autoroutes Paris -Rhin-Rhône, €2.7646bn Feb 2012

· UK deal of the year

1. Iceland, £885m Mar 2012
2. BAA, £3.34bn Jun 2012
3. Melrose, £1.5bn July 2012

· German deal of the year

1. Siemens, €4bn Apr 2012
2. Schaeffler, €8bn Jan 2012
3. Linde, $4.5bn Jul 2012

· Spanish deal of the year

1. Iberdrola, €1bn May 2012
2. ONO, €1.4bn May 2012
3. Telefónica, £3.4bn Mar 2012

· Benelux deal of the year

1. Anheuser-Busch InBev, $14bn Jun 2012
2. Heineken, S$3.065bn Aug 2012
3. Clearstream, €750m Feb 2012
3. DE Master Blenders, €750m Jun 2012

· Italian deal of the year

1. Snam, €9bn Jul 2012
2. Telecom Italia €4bn May 2012
3. Enel €3.2bn Feb 2012

· Nordic deal of the year

1. Bravida, Skr3.654bn Jul 2012
2. Volvo, €1.2bn Mar 2012
3. Ahlsell, Skr10.1bn Mar 2012

· Middle Eastern deal of the year

1. Dubai Duty Free, $1.754bn Jul 2012
2. Taqa, $2.5bn Dec 2012
3. Petrofac, $1.2bn September 2012

· CEE deal of the year

1. EPE, €1bn Oct 2012
2. Serbia Telecom, €470m Jan 2012
3. Falcon Group, CZK 9.125bn Jan 2012

· Russian deal of the year

1. Rosneft, $16.8 bn Dec 2012
2. Freight One, Rb117bn Dec 2011
3. Sberbank, $1.5bn October 2012

· African deal of the year

1. Ghana Cocobod, $1.5bn Sept 2012
2. Sonangol, $1.5bn Sept 2012
3. Standard Bank of South Africa, $1.35bn May 2012

· Turkish deal of the year

1. Ulker, $314m Oct 2012
2. Turk Telekom,$600m Mar 2012
3. Akbank, $1.45bn Aug 2012

· Most impressive TMT borrower

1. Liberty Global
2. Telefónica
3. Telenet

· Most impressive power and utility borrower

1. Snam
2. GDF Suez
3. Iberdrola

· Most impressive industrial borrower

1. Siemens
2. Schaeffler
3. Kion

· Most impressive auto and transport borrower

1. Schaeffler
2. Associated British Ports
3. Volkswagen

· Most impressive consumer and retail borrower

1. Nestlé
2. Anheuser Busch InBev
3. Iceland

· Most impressive natural resources borrower (including commodities, oil, gas, metals and mining)

1. Glencore
2. Rosneft
3. Tullow Oil

· Loan house of the year

1. JP Morgan
2. Credit Suisse
3. Deutsche

· Best arranger of Western European loans

1. BNP Paribas
2. Deutsche
3. Commerzbank

· Best arranger of African loans

1. Standard Chartered
2. Standard Bank
3. Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

· Best arranger of loans in the Middle East and Turkey

1. HSBC
2. Standard Chartered
3. Citi

· Best arranger of loans in Russia and Eastern Europe

1. UniCredit
2. Citi
3. Sberbank

· Best arranger of project finance loans

1. Société Générale
2. Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
3. Natixis
3. SMBC

· Best arranger of M&A loans

1. JP Morgan
2. Deutsche Bank
3. Morgan Stanley

· Best arranger of mid-cap loans

1. Commerzbank
2. Lloyds Banking Group
3. UniCredit

· Best law firm

1. Clifford Chance
2. Allen & Overy
3. Linklaters

· Best arranger of leveraged loans

1. Credit Suisse
2. JP Morgan
3. Deutsche Bank

· Best institutional investor in senior loans

1. Alcentra
2. Babson Capital
3. Prudential M&G

· Best mezzanine investor

1. Mezzvest
2. Partners Group
3. Park Square

· Best distressed loan investor

1. Oaktree
2. Strategic Value Partners
3. Sankaty Advisors

· Best private equity house

1. CVC
2. Advent
3. Cinven

· Best secondary loans house

1. Natixis
2. Credit Suisse
3. Citi

· Best loan restructuring house

1. Houlihan Lokey
2. Rothschild
3. Lazard

Additional awards chosen by selected banks:

Best arranger of Nordic loans

1. Nordea
2. SEB
3. DnB NOR

Best arranger of Benelux loans

1. ING
2. KBC
3. Rabobank/ ABN Amro

Best arranger of loans in UK and Ireland

1. Lloyds Banking Group
2. Barclays/HSBC/Royal Bank of Scotland


  • 14 Feb 2013

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 4,755 19 11.75
2 Citi 4,288 14 10.60
3 Rabobank 2,633 4 6.51
4 Goldman Sachs 2,615 4 6.46
5 Barclays 2,603 8 6.43

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 57,210.26 177 12.39%
2 Citi 56,957.04 171 12.34%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 47,551.45 149 10.30%
4 JPMorgan 32,965.91 111 7.14%
5 Credit Suisse 23,990.96 75 5.20%