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  • Kengen to launch $300m loan with World Bank backing

    Kenya’s largest power producer Kenya Electricity Generating Company (Kengen) is looking to raise $300m in the loan market, which the World Bank is providing a $180m guarantee for.

    • 05:00 PM
  • BB Energy signs $225m refi

    Lebanon energy trading company BB Energy has signed a $225m revolving credit facility (RCF) to refinance a $200m facility from last year.

    • 01:45 PM
  • Invitations out for Reliance $2.5bn three-tranche refi

    A $2.5bn refinancing by Reliance Industries (RIL) and its telecommunications arm Reliance Jio Infocomm has been opened to retail participants.

    • 12:00 PM
  • Investors stay with corporate credit despite extreme tightness

    Seven of the eight benchmark investment grade corporate bonds to have been priced in euros in the last fortnight have been from utilities. And longer dated utility bonds were also among the best performers in the third quarter.

    • 11:15 AM
  • Wang takes over China Minsheng HK's loans team

    There has been a change in leadership of the loan syndications department at China Minsheng Bank in Hong Kong, according to sources close to the matter.

    • 09:45 AM
  • Danske Bank scoops up loan sales VP from ING

    Danske Bank has hired a new director for its loan syndications team in London, who was previously a vice-president on ING.

    • 17 Oct 2017
  • Surteco debuts in Schuldschein market

    Surteco, a German plastics manufacturer, doubled its initial €100m deal size, entering the Schuldschein market to refinance the acquisition of Probos, and used additional demand to repay an existing US private placement.

    • 17 Oct 2017
  • EBRD and IFC fund Serbia’s biggest wind farm

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and International Finance Corp have lent €215m to Vetroelektrane Balkana (WEBG) to develop Čibuk 1, the largest wind farm in Serbia and the western Balkans.

    • 17 Oct 2017
  • Banco General sniffs out 2nd Asian syndication

    Panamanian commercial lender Banco General is distributing a $500m loan into the Asian market, the second time it is tapping bank liquidity in the region.

    • 17 Oct 2017
  • Lenders on Yapi Kredi’s $1.35bn refi loan revealed

    Turkey’s fourth largest private bank Yapi Kredi signed a $1.36bn syndicated loan with 37 banks on Monday.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Citi and ING launch €200m loan for Digi Communications

    Digi Communications’ Hungarian subsidiary signed a €200m bridge loan on Friday to finance its acquisition of compatriot communications company Invitel Tavkozlesi, a subsidiary of Invitel group. The lead banks have launched the syndication and a bank meeting is due tomorrow.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Akka doubles up in buzzy Schuldschein mart

    French engineering services company Akka doubled its initial €200m launch size to just over €400m. With rising participation from Asian and European commercial bank lenders, issuers from the technology sector are finding higher levels of interest in the Schuldschein market.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • 3i inaugurates US infrastructure branch with Smart Carte stake

    UK-based private equity firm 3i announced its first investment in the US infrastructure sector on Monday. It has chosen Minnesota’s Smart Carte, an equipment vendor for the travel and leisure industry.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Olam International seals $1.75bn RCF

    Singapore–based agriculture company Olam International has secured a $1.75bn revolving credit facility with 21 banks.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Four takers for HDFC Bank’s $500m loan

    A $500m borrowing by Indian lender HDFC Bank has attracted four participants during general syndication. Allocations have emerged for the deal, which was signed in September.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • African countries hope growth will prevent China repayment problems down the track

    African countries are moving full steam ahead to develop their economies through Chinese-funded railway infrastructure, hoping faster growth will forestall concerns about the costs and their ability to pay it back.

    • 15 Oct 2017
  • Frustrated Russia blasts EBRD for funding ban

    In an exclusive interview with GlobalMarkets, Russia’s executive director on the EBRD has hit out at the bank’s decision to shut five offices, saying it went against shareholders’ desire to see more private sector development

    • 15 Oct 2017
  • Reliance $2.5bn refi heads to general

    The mandate for Reliance Industries’ $2.5bn refinancing has been revealed. The deal will consist of three portions, the bulk of which will replace a $1.5bn loan taken by one of its subsidiaries in late 2014.

    • 15 Oct 2017
  • All aboard for the Europe special Belt route crucial to China’s global ambitions

    This article is the fourth and final part of a series on China’s Belt and Road Initiative that we are publishing during the 2017 IMF-World Bank annual meetings in Washington DC. We have devoted two articles to the Road element, and two to the Belt element, of which this piece is the second and focuses on the western part of the overland route

    • 14 Oct 2017
  • ADB to accelerate PPP plans to fill infra gap

    The head of the Asian Development Bank tells GlobalMarkets that speed is of the essence when it comes to injecting new investment into infrastructure projects that could boost growth and raise living standards

    • 14 Oct 2017

More Syndicated Loans

Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 310,270.57 1073 10.70%
2 JPMorgan 278,469.02 988 9.60%
3 Citi 193,818.19 606 6.68%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 158,232.94 729 5.46%
5 Barclays 113,761.01 485 3.92%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 3,666.99 10 13.03%
2 Citi 3,086.50 9 10.97%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,760.98 12 9.81%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,875.20 6 6.66%
5 JPMorgan 1,496.41 4 5.32%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 17,273.45 69 7.09%
2 BNP Paribas 15,649.19 99 6.42%
3 Goldman Sachs 13,736.97 57 5.64%
4 HSBC 12,718.21 83 5.22%
5 Deutsche Bank 12,330.52 72 5.06%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 34,312.86 161 6.57%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,194.98 116 6.55%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,113.25 94 5.96%
4 BNP Paribas 27,479.75 167 5.26%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,982.83 136 4.59%

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%