Volkswagen gears up for launch of jumbo revolver

A1/A+ rated German car maker Volkswagen is preparing to launch its jumbo Eu15bn revolving credit facility next Thursday, a deal that will severely test the strength of the company’s relationships with its core banks and show the true value of ancillary business in the modern-day European syndicated loan market.

  • 31 May 2002
While launch is not expected for another week, the terms and conditions have been leaked. And just as many bankers feared, the margins and fees are tight and covenants have been deemed unnecessary. Mandated lead arrangers ABN Amro (joint bookrunner), Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, Citigroup/ SSSB, Deutsche Bank ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 358,291.38 1348 9.06%
2 JPMorgan 320,704.66 1461 8.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 318,128.31 1104 8.04%
4 Goldman Sachs 236,643.87 789 5.98%
5 Barclays 231,197.41 895 5.84%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 35,007.57 165 6.53%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,880.53 120 6.51%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,805.65 97 5.93%
4 BNP Paribas 27,920.60 169 5.21%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 24,398.89 138 4.55%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 19,745.92 80 8.85%
2 Morgan Stanley 16,334.63 83 7.32%
3 Citi 15,972.34 95 7.16%
4 UBS 15,487.17 60 6.94%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,053.61 76 6.30%