No loans please, we’re deleveraging

The loan market is trumpeting its return to health and renewed ability to finance big-ticket M&A business. But there will be few takers. Companies are set on deleveraging through equity issuance — leaving bank finance eclipsed for a good time yet.

  • 16 Jun 2009

Europe’s loan market has been stuck in capital-constrained purgatory for much of this year, and nowhere has the withdrawal of traditional sources of finance been more keenly felt than in the mergers and acquisitions business.

While companies’ increased use of bonds for takeovers has been well-documented, some acquirers have ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 313,356.71 1079 10.65%
2 JPMorgan 282,320.24 997 9.60%
3 Citi 198,790.33 614 6.76%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 159,399.61 730 5.42%
5 Barclays 115,228.30 487 3.92%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 3,666.99 10 11.57%
2 Citi 3,086.50 9 9.74%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,760.98 12 8.71%
4 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China - ICBC 2,637.92 7 8.32%
5 China Development Bank Corp 2,162.50 2 6.82%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 17,951.43 72 7.21%
2 BNP Paribas 15,800.30 101 6.35%
3 Goldman Sachs 14,057.92 58 5.65%
4 HSBC 13,442.80 86 5.40%
5 Deutsche Bank 12,920.94 75 5.19%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 34,591.50 163 6.58%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,293.84 117 6.53%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,293.04 95 5.96%
4 BNP Paribas 27,578.61 168 5.25%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,982.83 136 4.56%

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%