Macaroons and gherkins

It takes a lot to daunt Loan Ranger, but the view from Société Générale’s dining room did its best on the occasion of our meeting with Damien Lamoril and Ignacio Blasco. SG’s Tower Hill offices are perfectly placed to look over the City’s greatest examples of unbridled masculine architecture. The historic military clout of the Tower of London is inescapable from the top floor view, as is the highly suggestive Gherkin.

  • 09 Mar 2012

Fortunately, the catering produced a feminine touch to counteract all the testosterone — bright pink macaroons covered in more glitter than a toddler’s homemade Mother’s Day card.

Meanwhile, you’d be forgiven for thinking that an isolated bar in Ecuador (Loan Ranger gets about a bit) would be remote enough ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Jan 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,452.19 20 32.74%
2 JPMorgan 1,865.83 12 6.46%
3 SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc 1,599.15 8 5.54%
4 BMO Capital Markets 1,568.51 8 5.43%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 1,453.48 7 5.03%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,902.99 10 8.20%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 4,827.24 24 6.71%
3 HSBC 4,808.94 15 6.68%
4 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 4,528.41 10 6.29%
5 Bank of China 4,455.56 5 6.19%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 19,492.11 46 8.82%
2 UniCredit 18,866.65 83 8.54%
3 HSBC 16,021.11 53 7.25%
4 BNP Paribas 13,418.92 90 6.07%
5 Credit Suisse 13,152.31 32 5.95%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Commerzbank Group 114.00 1 66.16%
2 CaixaBank 37.05 1 21.50%
3 UniCredit 10.62 1 6.17%
3 BNP Paribas 10.62 1 6.17%
Subtotal 172.30 3 100.00%

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%