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
  • 24 Jul 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 210,125.92 721 10.41%
2 JPMorgan 191,272.13 667 9.48%
3 Citi 136,454.72 404 6.76%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 104,300.05 505 5.17%
5 Barclays 84,486.31 338 4.19%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 3,571.16 8 17.75%
2 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,478.55 8 12.32%
3 Citi 2,356.24 6 11.71%
4 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 7.27%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,025.20 4 5.10%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Jul 2017
1 BNP Paribas 11,353.22 62 6.48%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,847.70 40 6.19%
3 JPMorgan 9,883.17 41 5.64%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,939.52 52 5.10%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 8,436.06 46 4.81%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 25,202.67 100 7.14%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 7.12%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,836.07 58 6.18%
4 BNP Paribas 18,395.95 105 5.21%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,048.72 104 5.11%

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%