US banks move in on European lending as EMEA loan volumes plummet

US lenders have capitalised on deleveraging banks to increase their share of the European syndicated loan market for the fourth consecutive year, according to Dealogic. Meanwhile, global syndicated loan volumes are down by 26% year-on-year with the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) market taking a bigger hit than its US and Asian peers.

  • 19 Dec 2012
US banks now hold 13% of the European loan market, their highest share since 2007. This coincides with dollar-denominated loans becoming more popular in Europe while being prohibitively expensive for some Eurozone lenders because of high dollar funding costs. Dollar loans accounted for 26% of deals signed in ...

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