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  • MOL closes debut Schuldschein

    Oil and gas company MOL became the first Hungarian issuer to raise funds in the Schuldschein market, in a sign that more lenders, given the right credit, are prepared to be tempted eastwards.

    • 25 Jul 2017

  • Schuldschein lenders will stay faithful as ECB tapers

    The ECB stimulus has likely contributed to a flow of borrowers and buyers entering the Schuldschein market, as downward pressure on spreads has forced lenders to look further for yield. But with talk of ECB tapering, some fear that the international investors who drove up volumes will return to more traditional stomping grounds. But these investors will be more faithful than it might seem.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • Michael Kors bags £1.1bn loan for Jimmy Choo buy

    Michael Kors, the US luxury fashion company, has signed a £1.115bn bridge facility for its £896m acquisition of UK competitor Jimmy Choo from majority shareholder JAB Luxury, the retail holding company of the billionaire Reimann family.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • Adnoc seeks $5bn loan at tight pricing

    Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (Adnoc) is in talks with international and Middle Eastern banks about a syndicated loan of up to $5bn, which is understood to be very tightly priced.

    • 24 Jul 2017
  • CVC to refi acquisition financing for Poland rail biz

    CVC Capital Partners is speaking to international banks about a new loan to refinance a deal used to acquire Poland’s state railway company’s energy unit PKP Energetyka in 2015.

    • 24 Jul 2017
  • Blackstone claims £600m Clarion, immediately after £3bn Paysafe offer

    Blackstone has agreed to buy exhibitions organiser Clarion Events from Providence Equity Partners, only days after it announced a £2.86bn public-to-private bid for UK fintech firm Paysafe alongside CVC.

    • 24 Jul 2017
  • Uralkali to mandate banks for Russia’s fifth PXF this year

    Russian potash company Uralkali is due to mandate banks for a $750m pre-export finance facility this week, according to a banker close to the deal.

    • 24 Jul 2017
  • EPIF brings first Czech corporate deal to market this year

    Energy utility company EP Infrastructure (EPIF), part of the Energetický a průmyslový (EP) holding group, has refinanced a €1.75bn loan from last year with a €1.95bn facility with 15 banks making it the first Czech Republic corporate loan of 2017.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Reckitt Benckiser cuts mustard with $4bn sale after $18bn Mead Johnson purchase

    US spices maker McCormick is initially funding the acquisition of Reckitt Benckiser’s US food business with a bridge loan, as Reckitt aims to cut debt after its purchase of Mead Johnson Nutrition.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Diversey enjoys US reception as leverage levels spike across market

    US cleaning products maker Diversey has accelerated commitments on its €1.6bn-equivalent of loans, backing Bain Capital’s $3.2bn carve-out of the business from Sealed Air, despite one investor in London expressing concern over the deal’s leverage.

    • 20 Jul 2017

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  • Libor's dominance should be no protection from change

    Market conditions should be set by tangible data points. Pricing trillions of dollars of financial products based on the estimates of a small elite of submitters, however tightly regulated these days, is no longer tenable, and a change is due.

    • 29 Jun 2017

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  • Loan Ranger: Christmas spirits

    The holiday season kicked off at the Loan Syndicate Managers’ Forum’s carol concert in London last week and, as usual, Canon David Parrott delighted the crowd with another lively sermon — though one banker risked life and limb by questioning the quality of the drinks served at the Commerzbank reception...

    • 19 Dec 2016

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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 All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 27,039.93 106 7.36%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 6.84%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,128.33 61 6.29%
4 BNP Paribas 19,315.94 110 5.26%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,706.93 106 5.09%

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
  • Today
1 HSBC 3,571.16 8 16.94%
2 Citi 2,974.57 7 14.11%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,478.55 8 11.76%
4 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 6.94%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,375.20 5 6.52%

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
  • Today
1 HSBC 27,039.93 106 7.36%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 6.84%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,128.33 61 6.29%
4 BNP Paribas 19,315.94 110 5.26%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,706.93 106 5.09%

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%