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  • Sasol signs South Africa’s largest loan

    Energy and chemical company Sasol has signed South Africa’s biggest loan deal of the year so far — a $3.9bn revolving credit facility with 17 banks.

    • 23 Nov 2017


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  • Qatari fears should not become paranoia

    Emerging market loan bankers are used to a little political drama but the recent spat between the Saudi-led group of six Arab states and Qatar has caused doubts about whether to engage in deals with Qatari exposure. This stance is understandable for pure Qatari credits but the penumbra of uncertainty has now spread to entities at one remove from Qatar. Banks should not be put off lending.

    • 10 Oct 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
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 347,064.38 1209 10.39%
2 JPMorgan 339,272.18 1149 10.16%
3 Citi 224,011.15 689 6.71%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 186,153.13 849 5.57%
5 Barclays 139,269.03 542 4.17%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 41,871.90 183 6.88%
2 Deutsche Bank 36,549.85 129 6.00%
3 BNP Paribas 30,861.76 187 5.07%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 30,788.61 98 5.06%
5 Barclays 30,558.69 87 5.02%

Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 347,064.38 1209 10.39%
2 JPMorgan 339,272.18 1149 10.16%
3 Citi 224,011.15 689 6.71%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 186,153.13 849 5.57%
5 Barclays 139,269.03 542 4.17%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 5,085.74 12 12.57%
2 First Abu Dhabi Bank 4,179.73 14 10.33%
3 Citi 3,305.25 10 8.17%
4 JPMorgan 2,916.41 7 7.21%
5 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China - ICBC 2,637.92 7 6.52%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 19,543.40 76 7.20%
2 BNP Paribas 17,734.06 111 6.53%
3 Goldman Sachs 15,275.80 61 5.63%
4 Deutsche Bank 14,293.34 81 5.26%
5 HSBC 14,241.09 92 5.24%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 41,871.90 183 6.88%
2 Deutsche Bank 36,549.85 129 6.00%
3 BNP Paribas 30,861.76 187 5.07%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 30,788.61 98 5.06%
5 Barclays 30,558.69 87 5.02%

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%