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
  • 17 Apr 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 110,124.59 368 11.31%
2 JPMorgan 88,729.79 307 9.11%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 50,462.39 240 5.18%
4 Citi 50,454.16 186 5.18%
5 Deutsche Bank 49,616.52 167 5.10%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 HSBC 2,975.00 4 30.12%
2 Citi 2,251.69 5 22.79%
3 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 14.81%
4 First Abu Dhabi Bank 475.73 3 4.82%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 350.00 2 3.54%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Mar 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 5,003.18 13 8.74%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,881.33 25 8.53%
3 JPMorgan 4,826.81 11 8.44%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,337.47 13 7.58%
5 BNP Paribas 3,160.34 16 5.52%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,126.24 25 13.31%
2 Deutsche Bank 16,961.98 26 12.46%
3 HSBC 13,854.03 26 10.17%
4 JPMorgan 5,343.18 17 3.92%
5 Citi 5,119.67 16 3.76%

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%