Russian loan market is breaking records, so why are bankers still gloomy?

Syndicated loan banks have many reasons to be grateful to Russia at the moment. A record volume of deals for Russian borrowers is coming to market, without causing the feared logjam in the market. But bookrunners are having to keep much of the deals as syndication has withered — and they fear that further US subprime losses could lead to a clampdown.

  • 25 Mar 2008

The flow of deals in the Russian syndicated loan market this year has been extraordinary.

At a time when issuance of international bonds from Russia has dried up, the country’s loan market has had its busiest first quarter ever. At least $28bn of facilities have been launched or ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Apr 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 110,124.59 368 11.31%
2 JPMorgan 88,729.79 307 9.11%
3 Wells Fargo Securities 50,462.39 240 5.18%
4 Citi 50,454.16 186 5.18%
5 Deutsche Bank 49,616.52 167 5.10%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 HSBC 2,975.00 4 30.12%
2 Citi 2,251.69 5 22.79%
3 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 14.81%
4 First Abu Dhabi Bank 475.73 3 4.82%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 350.00 2 3.54%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 27 Mar 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 5,003.18 13 8.74%
2 Deutsche Bank 4,881.33 25 8.53%
3 JPMorgan 4,826.81 11 8.44%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,337.47 13 7.58%
5 BNP Paribas 3,160.34 16 5.52%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,126.24 25 13.31%
2 Deutsche Bank 16,961.98 26 12.46%
3 HSBC 13,854.03 26 10.17%
4 JPMorgan 5,343.18 17 3.92%
5 Citi 5,119.67 16 3.76%

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%