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) 3,136 9 12.62
2 Citi 2,562 6 10.31
3 Goldman Sachs 2,150 3 8.65
4 Credit Suisse 1,822 6 7.33
5 Societe Generale 1,814 4 7.30

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 May 2017
1 Citi 41,255.30 117 12.99%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 37,631.92 109 11.85%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 32,082.26 89 10.11%
4 JPMorgan 20,969.41 64 6.60%
5 Credit Suisse 16,754.47 44 5.28%