Loans: the real power behind the corporate bond business

Two things are clear from the first quarter DCM league tables: there’s more money in being a top 10 corporate bond house than there has been for years — and the composition of top 10 is changing faster than ever before. The reason: Europe’s banks are demanding the juiciest-ever bond mandates in return for extending loans to their closest relationship clients.

  • 07 Apr 2009

The first quarter reporting season is about to get under way and the anecdotal evidence so far suggests that debt capital markets is going to make a bigger contribution to the bottom line than it has in years.

Surging corporate bond sales are a key element — along ...

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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 291,227.57 982 10.89%
2 JPMorgan 251,376.78 904 9.40%
3 Citi 176,774.24 544 6.61%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 146,878.29 671 5.49%
5 Barclays 106,096.42 444 3.97%

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 14.64%
2 Citi 3,086.50 9 12.33%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,644.31 11 10.56%
4 JPMorgan 1,496.41 4 5.98%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,375.20 5 5.49%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 16,081.88 63 6.99%
2 BNP Paribas 14,608.34 81 6.35%
3 Goldman Sachs 13,180.95 51 5.73%
4 HSBC 12,272.28 75 5.33%
5 Deutsche Bank 11,710.26 65 5.09%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 33,092.37 151 6.77%
2 Deutsche Bank 33,007.84 106 6.75%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 29,018.73 86 5.94%
4 BNP Paribas 25,718.39 146 5.26%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 22,722.30 133 4.65%

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%