Bullet-proof loan sector shrugs off Arab Spring fears

Continuing uncertainty over the final outcome of the Arab Spring uprisings is not deterring international banks from arranging and investing in loans from those countries embroiled in the unrest.

  • 02 Sep 2011

Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) is putting an $850m M&A financing in place, while Egyptian conglomerate Orascom is also in the market, according to bankers.

Citi is coordinating an $850m loan to finance Batelco’s $950m cash bid for a 25% stake in mobile operator Zain Saudi. The loan is split ...

Please take a trial or subscribe to access this content.

Contact Mark Goodes to discuss your access: mark.goodes@globalcapital.com

Corporate access

To discuss GlobalCapital access for your entire department or company please contact our subscriptions sales team at: subs@globalcapital.com or find out more online here.

GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Societe Generale 41.30
2 Rabobank 35.35
3 Morgan Stanley 11.45
4 BNP Paribas 5.95
4 Credit Agricole 5.95

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,260.06 2 126,006,164,037.19%
2 Rabobank 1,081.86 1 108,185,922,974.77%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 430.57 1 43,057,020,785.00%
4 SK Securities 192.86 1 19,286,162,593.99%
4 Meritz Financial Group Inc 192.86 1 19,286,162,593.99%