LBOs are in double dip territory

The closure of Europe’s high yield market — now being echoed in the US — is blocking up the whole leveraged buy-out process. However bullish private equity funds are, their debt providers are bearish — and that means dealflow will slump.

  • 30 Sep 2011
The leveraged buy-out market is well known to be cyclical. Interest in the market builds, usually in times of economic growth, and more and more money is sucked in to private equity funds and the debt that finances their deals. Competition between funds for new acquisitions becomes intense, ...

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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

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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%