EuroWeek View: Revitalised bond market brightens gloomy loans outlook

A growing weight of evidence suggests that 2009 is shaping up to be one of the worst on record for the syndicated loan market. Loans bankers are making increasingly gloomy predictions for the usually busy start of the year but there is one ray of sunshine: corporate borrowers have taken the message on board and strong credits are already turning to the bond markets for their funding needs.

  • 19 Nov 2008
Judging by the response to even some of the best loans out there — like the £11bn facility for Aa1/AA-/AA French energy group EDF, which, after six weeks in the market, has only picked up two commitments — the going has got pretty tough in the loan market. ...

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Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Citi 7,029 20 10.95
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 6,703 19 10.45
3 JP Morgan 4,776 10 7.44
4 Credit Suisse 4,718 9 7.35
5 Deutsche Bank 4,262 13 6.64

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • 17 Oct 2016
1 Wells Fargo Securities 67,591.81 167 11.54%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 57,568.62 162 9.83%
3 JPMorgan 55,390.36 159 9.46%
4 Citi 55,051.46 160 9.40%
5 Credit Suisse 43,756.73 120 7.47%