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  • Ghana Cocoa Board gears up for roadshow in June

    The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), the government institution that supervises Ghana’s cocoa industry, is set to begin the roadshow for its annual syndicated loan in June, according to a banker on the deal.

    • 26 May 2017

  • Kuwait National Petroleum close to signing $4bn loan

    Kuwait National Petroleum Co is due to finalise documentation on its final loan facility for its 'clean fuels' project, bringing the total debt accumulated for the project to $7.2bn.

    • 26 May 2017
  • Ineos to use some bank debt for Dong acquisition

    Ineos is likely to use some bank debt for its $1bn acquisition of Dong Energy’s upstream North Sea oil and gas business, and is also engaging in a $250m vendor loan note provided by Dong.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Melita-Vodafone Malta tie up to bring €360m of debt

    Apax Partners and Fortino Capital have mandated banks for a €360m debt package to finance the merger of Maltese telecom firm Melita and Vodafone Malta.

    • 26 May 2017
  • Hensoldt appears on levloan radar as market heats up again

    Hensoldt, the KKR-owned defence electronics firm, held a lender call on Wednesday morning for a €170m incremental term loan, following its acquisition of avionics business EuroAvionics. The deal comes as some investors are concerned the leveraged loan market could return to the extreme conditions of earlier in the year.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Park Square Capital poaches Goldman levfin director

    Park Square Capital has hired an executive director from Goldman Sachs into its direct lending team, as well as promoting three partners from within, as it builds out its private debt business.

    • 24 May 2017
  • PortAventura lines up €620m refi and div recap loan

    PortAventura, the Spanish theme park operator, has scheduled a bank meeting for Thursday morning in London for a €620m seven year term loan ‘B’ refinancing and dividend recapitalisation.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Commissioner fights to make Agrokor’s former management liable for legal costs

    Troubled Croatian supermarket group Agrokor, now under the control of a government-appointed commissioner, has filed an action in a Zagreb court to lift a clause in the employment contracts of its previous senior management that shields them from the costs of legal action against the company.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Coal miner Suek secures Russia’s third PXF this year

    Russia’s largest coal producer Siberian Coal Energy Company (Suek) has signed a five year $1bn pre-export finance facility, the third deal of its kind from the country this year.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Avaloq, Element release price guidance as Verallia hits 300bp

    Swiss fintech firm Avaloq released price guidance on its Sfr410m-equivalent of euro loans this week in a deal backing Warburg Pincus’s minority investment at a valuation of over Sfr1bn. It follows French packaging firm Verllia’s repricing of its €1.375bn term loan down to 300bp on Monday.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Douglas puts €300m term loan in shop window

    CVC owned Douglas, the German retailer, held a lender call on Wednesday for a €300m incremental term loan, backing its acquisition of Leading Luxury Group, the Italian beauty chain.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Dubai’s Jumeirah Group refinances $1.4bn loan

    Dubai’s luxury hotel chain Jumeirah Group has signed a syndicated loan for around $1.4bn to refinance a facility taken out in 2013, according to a banker on the deal.

    • 22 May 2017
  • Axis launches Aster DM Healthcare loan

    India’s third largest private bank Axis Bank has sent out a request for proposal for a $295m syndicated loan for Dubai’s hospital group Aster DM Healthcare.

    • 22 May 2017

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  • Slow and steady for Chinese loans expansion

    Chinese loan banks are appearing in more and more emerging market loan deals this year, as they race towards the loan market big league, but while their hunger for market share is evident, they're still taking a conservative approach.

    • 23 May 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
  • 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 All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

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%