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  • ICG CEO calls it a day

    Intermediate Capital Group’s CEO and chief investment officer is to retire later this after 23 years at the firm.

    • 24 Mar 2017
  • MUFG hires levfin sponsors head from RBC

    MUFG has hired a senior leveraged finance banker from RBC Capital Markets to head its financial sponsors team in EMEA .

    • 24 Mar 2017
  • Ghose aims to double Investcorp debt fund

    Investcorp, the Bahraini investment house, wants to more than double its leveraged credit portfolio to $25bn, after buying the global debt business from 3i.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Direct lending funds stalk bigger targets but credit cycle will be vicious

    Europe’s vibrant direct lending market, in which specialist funds lend privately to companies, often without bank arrangers, is swallowing bigger and bigger deals. But the market is heading for trouble when the credit cycle turns, participants warn. Max Bower and Jon Hay report.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Albéa launches another bond-to-loan refi

    Albéa, the French packaging firm owned by Sun Capital Partners, has scheduled a bank meeting for Monday in London about a $921m-equivalent bond to loan refinancing and dividend recapitalisation.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Banks in talks with Jindal for $760m restructuring

    India’s Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) is negotiating with lenders to extend maturities on syndicated and bilateral loans worth a total of about $760m, according to sources. With commodity prices having come out of last year’s lows, lenders are thawing to the sector but will continue to approach it with caution, writes Shruti Chaturvedi.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Fosun Intl $650m dual-currency refi hits syndication

    Hong Kong-listed Fosun International is back in the syndicated loan market for $650m equivalent to refinance a $800m deal raised two years ago.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • HCP seeks additional funds with $540m deal

    Cosmetics packaging company HCP Global has approached lenders for a $540m borrowing that will replace a $430m loan sealed last year, according to bankers.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Volkswagen revs four vehicles on bond market’s forecourt

    Volkswagen has returned to the public straight bond markets in its own name for the first time since September 2015, when it was swept from the market by its emissions test cheating scandal. Bond markets being what they are, a multi-billion euro blowout is likely.

    • 22 Mar 2017
  • Fosun poised to launch 2015 loan refinancing

    Hong Kong-listed Fosun International is set to return to the syndicated loan market to refinance a $800m deal raised two years ago, according to a banker.

    • 22 Mar 2017

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  • RBI longer-dated debt gambit pays off

    When the Reserve Bank of India brought in guidelines that forced borrowers to hedge shorter-dated debt in a bid to encourage longer-term financing, it was met with an outcry about the feasibility of such a plan. But now that Power Finance Corp is out for a 10 year borrowing and set to receive a strong reception, it appears the central bank’s tough stance is paying off.

    • 14 Mar 2017

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all loans league tables

Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 67,778.97 227 13.16%
2 JPMorgan 52,330.31 164 10.16%
3 Barclays 30,137.66 109 5.85%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 27,812.92 137 5.40%
5 Citi 26,407.69 97 5.13%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Mar 2017
1 HSBC 2,850.00 3 38.61%
2 Citi 1,851.69 3 25.09%
3 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 19.82%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 227.00 1 3.08%
5 Arab Banking Corp - BSC 147.73 2 2.00%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,452.47 11 8.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 3,349.08 10 8.29%
3 JPMorgan 3,343.06 8 8.28%
4 Credit Suisse 2,505.48 12 6.20%
5 Deutsche Bank 2,382.73 14 5.90%

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%