Deal supply needed to calm the LBO bull

Borrowers and arrangers of leveraged loans are showing ever increasing confidence. But while demand and supply remain so mismatched, conclusions about the health of the market are premature.

  • 15 Feb 2011

Leveraged finance investors have been moaning this week that arranging banks are not returning their calls. This is more than a Valentine’s Day snub. It points to an apparent hardening of attitudes among arrangers that evokes memories of previous bull markets.

Banks' confidence is understandable. Syndications for Capio and ...

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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) 3,319 10 12.84
2 Citi 2,562 6 9.92
3 Goldman Sachs 2,150 3 8.32
4 Credit Suisse 1,822 6 7.05
5 Societe Generale 1,814 4 7.02

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%