• Loan Ranger: Yodelayheehoo!

    As bankers traversed the Alps and whizzed down rollercoasters last week, the Ranger prepared for the GlobalCapital's 2017 Loan Awards, testing out some new ideas on the market with mixed results.

    • 24 Oct 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Bacchanalian bother

    The Ranger learnt a cruel lesson on the dangers of partying recently, and it seems the loan market has also had a few close calls with the perils of revelry.

    • 17 Oct 2016
  • Loan Ranger: EM mayhem

    Last week the Ranger had a veritable rodeo of excitement after being recruited to help with GlobalCapital’s emerging markets coverage and embarking on a thrilling adventure across the EM spectrum.

    • 10 Oct 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Apocalypse how?

    There was enough bad news across markets last week to make even the most optimistic participants feel apocalyptic and the sense of foreboding deepened further when the Ranger travelled to Paris.

    • 03 Oct 2016
  • Loan Ranger: game of loans

    A European Central Bank official bigwig ruffled a lot of feathers at the LevInvest conference in Barcelona last week when announcing more regulation for the market, leading to some colourful insults. Luckily some managed to party through the pain. While in London, the Ranger ate some pebbles.

    • 26 Sep 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Wild behaviour

    Though the Ranger is a native of the wild west, last week we were deep in conversation with a banker about the horrors of the deep blue — as links between the loan market and the treacherous seas came to mind.

    • 19 Sep 2016
  • Loan Ranger: LMA larks

    Last week the market gathered for one of the biggest events of the year: the Loan Market Association conference, and this year’s event was all the more special for being the shindig's 20th anniversary. While many attendees were brimming with enthusiasm for the big day there were, as always, a few renegades lurking in the background.

    • 12 Sep 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Back to school

    As bankers return to their desks sunburnt and crispy, and London feels the first chill of autumn, the Ranger reminisces over summer's best bits.

    • 05 Sep 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Holibobs

    The loan market takes some well-earned respite, with some members more adventurous than others.

    • 22 Aug 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Festival chic

    The Ranger meets some new faces and ponders what central bankers wear to festivals.

    • 15 Aug 2016
  • Loan Ranger: the endless summer

    Loans bankers have been growing hot and bothered in the relentless summer heat.

    • 08 Aug 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Champagne or shame!

    The Ranger is threatening to oust an unidentified banker unless he buys champagne. Meanwhile, most of the rest of the market is on holiday.

    • 01 Aug 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Party people

    It's party season and time for Ranger to reminisce about the loan market’s best bashes.

    • 25 Jul 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Exercise of mind, body... and liver

    Last week loans bankers were busy theorising, hiking and drinking, from the lofty heights of the Italian mountains, to the lowly lows of some of London's boozers .

    • 18 Jul 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Noack on the move

    In a market that generally sees few people moves, there was a rare flurry of activity last week as many made plans to move jobs, or homes, for new opportunities.

    • 11 Jul 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Loan market parties on

    With the UK’s vote to leave the EU and England's miserable performance at the football, there didn't seem too much to celebrate last week. But loan marketeers had other ideas.

    • 04 Jul 2016
  • Loan Ranger: BNPP vegetates

    This Loan Ranger has learnt a valuable lesson about what happens when you go on holiday and leave a vegetarian in charge. With Silver holding the reins, so to speak, things took a decidedly environmental turn…

    • 20 Jun 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Euro furore

    As Europe warmed up for the UEFA Euro 2016, the loan market was giddy with excitement over its various other sporting activities.

    • 13 Jun 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Minefield of mockery

    Last week the Ranger was subject to a sally of ridicule, both gentle and harsh, from the loan market.

    • 06 Jun 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Nordic talent show

    The Ranger headed to Stockholm last week to catch up on the Nordic market and found a variety of activities on offer besides discussion of the loan market.

    • 31 May 2016
  • Loan Ranger: The rabbit in a hat

    Last week was full of surprises, the most entertaining one was hearing that a certain European banker has a penchant for mid-1990s American rap.

    • 20 May 2016
  • Loan Ranger: The high seas

    The Ranger and our trusty crew hit the high seas last week (well, OK, the tube, but bear with us) headed for the swashbuckling Loan Market Association via the treacherous waters of Canary Wharf.

    • 16 May 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Saudi stories

    As the debt markets wait gleefully for record loan and bond issuance from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Ranger travelled to the Middle East to catch up on the gossip, and found some there more forthcoming than others.

    • 09 May 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Children’s hour

    Those in the loan market were celebrating their inner child last week.

    • 02 May 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Fractious markets

    A sense of discord seeped into the loan market last week with bankers getting angry, lost and less-surprisingly, tipsy.

    • 25 Apr 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Hard labour

    The loan market got a bit hot under the collar about events in Turkey last week.

    • 18 Apr 2016
  • Loan Ranger: The robots are coming

    The Ranger heard a true horror story at the Commerzbank offices last week about the inexorable rise of the robot.

    • 11 Apr 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Hi-ho, Silver! Away!

    One of the Ranger’s beloved companions, Silver, left the newspaper last week. In his final days, the departing journalist reminisced about his most colourful contacts.

    • 04 Apr 2016
  • Loan Ranger: not invited

    To the Ranger’s dismay, most of the CEEMEA loan market was in Cape Town last week soaking up the sun while we sat in a gloomy London office.

    • 21 Mar 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Fresh faced bankers

    As GlobalCapital celebrated promotions for its colleagues, Silver and Tonto last week who made it through the newspaper's graduate trainee scheme, loan market participants also reminisced about their days as trainee bankers.

    • 14 Mar 2016
  • Loan Ranger: the frugal French

    Last week the Ranger went to see Société Générale, and the French bank made an ostentatious display of frugality — the Ranger suspects.

    • 07 Mar 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Knights in Schuld-shining armour

    The Ranger has discovered that chivalry is alive and well in the centuries-old German Schuldschein market. Schuldschein's finest were practically falling over themselves in their efforts to help the Ranger open doors, carry luggage and avoid deep puddles during her travels across Deutschland last week.

    • 29 Feb 2016
  • Loan Ranger: No sugar coating

    In one very refreshing coffee meeting this week, the Ranger was reminded that one of its most beloved contacts doesn’t sugar the pill when it comes to speaking his mind.

    • 22 Feb 2016
  • Loan Ranger: The big night

    Last week the loan market gathered for the highly-anticipated 13th Syndicated Loan, Leveraged Finance and Private Placement Awards (otherwise known as the GlobalCapital loans awards) for a night of awards and tales of adventure.

    • 15 Feb 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Desert adventures

    Bringing true Western style to a different terrain, the Ranger commandeered a contact's vehicle while riding her steed (a camel) across the Arabian desert.

    • 08 Feb 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Top Trumps

    Donald Trump-esque behaviour pervaded the loan market last week and the Ranger spotted a number of clangers from market participants.

    • 01 Feb 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Should I stay or should I go?

    The loan market has undergone a changing of the guard with the departure of several loan market stalwarts — and loan market bodies the LMA and LMSF have some changes to boot.

    • 25 Jan 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Rock stars and cabaret

    This week GlobalCapital honours rock stars and loans heads with a rock 'n' roll special.

    • 18 Jan 2016
  • Loan Ranger: New Year hangovers

    While equity markets began 2016 with a head-banging hangover, some loan bankers suffered worse from the repercussions of their glut of food and alcohol over the year end.

    • 11 Jan 2016

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 317,793.98 1355 8.72%
2 Citi 301,114.13 1092 8.26%
3 Barclays 259,580.63 846 7.12%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 258,842.43 934 7.10%
5 HSBC 224,273.23 905 6.15%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 32,854.00 58 6.73%
2 BNP Paribas 31,678.29 142 6.49%
3 UniCredit 31,604.22 138 6.47%
4 HSBC 25,798.87 114 5.29%
5 ING 21,769.65 121 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 14,633.71 80 10.23%
2 Goldman Sachs 11,731.14 63 8.20%
3 Morgan Stanley 9,435.23 48 6.60%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,229.95 42 6.45%
5 UBS 8,781.68 42 6.14%