Miner First Quantum woos new banks with $2.5bn loan

Emerging markets-focused miner First Quantum has launched a $2.5bn syndicated loan into the market, and is already attracting lenders new to the name.

  • By Michael Turner
  • 18 Feb 2014

BNP Paribas and Standard Chartered are mandated lead arrangers on the facility, which has a $1bn two year tranche and a $1.5bn five year. Both pay around 275bp over Libor. 

London and Toronto-listed First Quantum's last loan was a $1bn facility in 2012. BNP Paribas and Standard Chartered were ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 1,127.33 6 14.75%
2 SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc 1,060.67 5 13.88%
3 BMO Capital Markets 810.91 3 10.61%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 777.33 4 10.17%
5 Capital One Financial Corp 713.04 5 9.33%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
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
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 19,492.11 46 8.85%
2 UniCredit 18,866.65 83 8.57%
3 HSBC 16,021.11 53 7.27%
4 BNP Paribas 13,314.73 89 6.05%
5 Credit Suisse 13,152.31 32 5.97%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
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%