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The GlobalCapital Loan Awards 2017: the Nominations

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GlobalCapital is pleased to reveal the nominations for its Loan Awards 2017. We thank all the voters and congratulate all the nominees. The winners will be announced at the Loans Dinner in London on February 7.

PEOPLE


Loans banker of the year

Jon Abando, JP Morgan

Charlotte Conlan, BNP Paribas

Mathias Noack, MUFG

Lifetime achievement award

Richard Basham

Michael Dicks

 

BANK AWARDS


Loan house of the year

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

BNP Paribas

HSBC

JP Morgan

Best arranger of Western European loans

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

BNP Paribas

HSBC

JP Morgan

Best arranger of leveraged loans

BNP Paribas

Credit Suisse

Goldman Sachs

JP Morgan

Best arranger of M&A loans

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Deutsche Bank

HSBC

JP Morgan

Best arranger of project finance loans

BNP Paribas

MUFG

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

Société Générale

Best arranger of trade finance loans

BNP Paribas

ING

Natixis

Société Générale

Best arranger of mid-cap loans

BNP Paribas

Commerzbank

Lloyds Bank

UniCredit

Best secondary loans house

BNP Paribas

Citigroup

Commerzbank

Natixis

BANK REGIONAL AWARDS


Best arranger of UK and Irish loans

Barclays

HSBC

Lloyds Bank

Royal Bank of Scotland

Best arranger of French loans

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole

Natixis

Société Générale

Best arranger of German, Swiss and Austrian loans

Commerzbank

Deutsche Bank

DZ Bank

UniCredit

Best arranger of Italian loans

Intesa Sanpaolo

Mediobanca

UniCredit

Best arranger of Iberian loans

BBVA

CaixaBank

Santander

Best arranger of Benelux loans

ABN Amro

BNP Paribas

ING

Rabobank

Best arranger of Nordic loans

Danske Bank

Nordea

SEB

Best arranger of loans in Central and Eastern Europe

BNP Paribas

Citigroup

Commerzbank

ING

UniCredit

Best arranger of loans in Turkey

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

HSBC

ING

Standard Chartered

Best arranger of loans in the Middle East

Citigroup

First Abu Dhabi Bank

MUFG

Standard Chartered

Best arranger of African loans

Citigroup

Rand Merchant Bank

Standard Bank

Standard Chartered

LAW FIRMS, ADVISERS AND INVESTORS


Best corporate finance adviser

Deloitte

Lazard

Moelis & Co

Rothschild

Best law firm for syndicated loans

Allen & Overy

Clifford Chance

Latham & Watkins

Linklaters

Best loan restructuring house

Houlihan Lokey

Moelis & Co

TowerBrook

Best institutional lender

Allianz

Barings

Credit Suisse Asset Management

M&G Investments

Best subordinated debt investor

Apollo

Goldman Sachs

MV Credit

Partners Group

Best distressed loan investor

Brigade Capital Management

Goldman Sachs

Strategic Value Partners

DEALS OF THE YEAR


Deal of the year


British American Tobacco

$25bn and £5.7bn January 2017

Deutsche Bank, HSBC (coordinators and underwriters), Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Royal Bank of Scotland (underwriters)

Bank of China, Barclays, BBVA, Commerzbank, ING, Lloyds Bank, Mizuho, Santander, Scotiabank, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (bookrunners)

Hochtief

€15bn October 2017

JP Morgan (underwriter), Commerzbank, HSBC, Mizuho, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Bankia, Barclays, BBVA, Crédit Agricole, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, ING, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, MUFG, Natixis, NatWest Markets, RBC Capital Markets, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (mandated lead arrangers)

Reckitt Benckiser

$20bn and £1bn February 2017

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, HSBC (underwriters and bookrunners)

Bank of China, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Commerzbank, ING, JP Morgan, Mizuho, MUFG, RBC Capital Markets, Santander, Scotiabank, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)

Sibanye Gold

$2.65bn February 2017

Citigroup, HSBC (underwriters, bookrunners)

Barclays, Barclays Africa, Credit Suisse, FirstRand, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, MUFG, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, Société Générale, Standard Bank (mandated lead arrangers)

Leveraged loan of the year


Grifols

$5.65bn and €607m January 2017

Nomura, HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs (lead bookrunners)

Banco Sabadell, Bankia, CaixaBank, Commerzbank, Santander (bookrunners)

BBVA (mandated lead arranger)

Nord Anglia Education

€1.09bn and $981m September 2017

Deutsche Bank, HSBC (coordinators), Credit Suisse, Macquarie (underwriters, bookrunners)

Stada Arzneimittel

€1.8bn and £266m August 2017

Barclays, Nomura, UBS (physical bookrunners)

Citigroup, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, ING, Jefferies, JP Morgan, Société Générale (bookrunners)

BNP Paribas (mandated lead arranger)

Wind Tre

€3.4bn October 2017

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, HSBC (coordinators)

Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Mediobanca, Mizuho, MUFG, Natixis, Nomura, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (bookrunners)

M&A loan of the year


Atlantia

€14.7bn May 2017

UniCredit, Intesa Sanpaolo, BNP Paribas (underwriters)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BBVA, CaixaBank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, JP Morgan, Mediobanca, MUFG, Natixis, NatWest Markets, Santander, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBI Banca (bookrunners)

British American Tobacco

$25bn and £5.7bn January 2017

Deutsche Bank, HSBC (coordinators and underwriters), Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Royal Bank of Scotland (underwriters)

Bank of China, Barclays, BBVA, Commerzbank, ING, Lloyds Bank, Mizuho, Santander, Scotiabank, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (bookrunners)

Hochtief

€15bn October 2017

JP Morgan (underwriter), Commerzbank, HSBC, Mizuho, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Bankia, Barclays, BBVA, Crédit Agricole, ING, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, MUFG, Natixis, NatWest Markets, RBC Capital Markets, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (mandated lead arrangers)

Reckitt Benckiser

$20bn and £1bn February 2017

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, HSBC (underwriters and bookrunners)

Bank of China, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Commerzbank, ING, JP Morgan, Mizuho, MUFG, RBC Capital Markets, Santander, Scotiabank, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)

Emerging market loan of the year


Abu Dhabi National Oil Co

$6bn November 2017

First Abu Dhabi Bank, HSBC, JP Morgan, MUFG, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Mizuho, Société Générale, Standard Chartered, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)


Saudi Electricity Co

$1.75bn August 2017

Citigroup, First Abu Dhabi Bank, HSBC, Mizuho, MUFG, Natixis, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)

Bank of China, Intesa Sanpaolo (mandated lead arrangers)

Sibanye Gold

$2.65bn February 2017

Citigroup, HSBC (underwriters, bookrunners)

Barclays, Barclays Africa, Credit Suisse, FirstRand, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, MUFG, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, Société Générale, Standard Bank (mandated lead arrangers)

Infrastructure finance loan of the year


Atlantia

€14.7bn May 2017

UniCredit, Intesa Sanpaolo, BNP Paribas (underwriters)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BBVA, CaixaBank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, JP Morgan, Mediobanca, MUFG, Natixis, NatWest Markets, Santander, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBI Banca (bookrunners)

Dubai Airports

$1.625bn and Dh5.05bn May 2017

HSBC (financial adviser), Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Bank of China, Citigroup, Dubai Islamic Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Noor Bank, Standard Chartered (bookrunners)

Midland Motorways Group (M6 Toll Road)

£535m 26 May 2017

NatWest Markets (coordinator), Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, CaixaBank, CIBC World Markets, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank, RBC Capital Markets, Santander, Société Générale (mandated lead arrangers)

National Grid

£1.79bn March 2017

Bank of China, BNP Paribas, China Construction Bank, Crédit Agricole, JP Morgan, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (underwriters, bookrunners)

ING, MUFG, NatWest Markets, RBC Capital Markets, Santander, SEB, Société Générale (mandated lead arrangers)

REGIONAL DEALS OF THE YEAR


UK and Irish deal of the year


British American Tobacco

$25bn and £5.7bn January 2017

Deutsche Bank, HSBC (coordinators and underwriters), Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Royal Bank of Scotland (underwriters)

Bank of China, Barclays, BBVA, Commerzbank, ING, Lloyds Bank, Mizuho, Santander, Scotiabank, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (bookrunners)

Reckitt Benckiser

$20bn and £1bn February 2017

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, HSBC (underwriters and bookrunners)

Bank of China, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Commerzbank, ING, JP Morgan, Mizuho, MUFG, RBC Capital Markets, Santander, Scotiabank, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)

French deal of the year


Elis Services

€1.92bn July 2017

BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, HSBC, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Safran

€4bn March 2017

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (underwriter, bookrunner)

Barclays, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, Crédit Mutuel-CIC, Deutsche Bank, MUFG, Natixis, Santander, Société Générale, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

Semyrhamis

€8.96bn May 2017

BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Natixis, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Crédit Mutuel-CIC, Commerzbank, HSBC, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, MUFG (mandated lead arrangers)

Suez

$3.5bn March 2017

HSBC, Morgan Stanley, MUFG, Société Générale (underwriters and bookrunners)

German, Swiss and Austrian deal of the year


Dufry

€500m November 2017

Crédit Agricole, HSBC, ING, UniCredit (bookrunners)

€1.8bn and $601m November 2017

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, HSBC, ING, Mediobanca, Santander, UniCredit (bookrunners)

Deutsche Bank, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, NatWest Markets, Raiffeisen Bank International (mandated lead arrangers)

Hochtief

€15bn October 2017

JP Morgan (underwriter), Commerzbank, HSBC, Mizuho, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Bankia, Barclays, BBVA, Crédit Agricole, ING, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, MUFG, Natixis, NatWest Markets, RBC Capital Markets, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (mandated lead arrangers)

Lonza

$4.5bn, €1bn and Sfr700m February 2017

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, UBS (underwriters and coordinators)

BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Helaba, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, Mizuho, MUFG, Zürcher Kantonalbank (bookrunners)

Stada Arzneimittel

€1.8bn and £266m August 2017

Barclays, Nomura, UBS (physical bookrunners)

Citigroup, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, ING, Jefferies, JP Morgan, Société Générale (bookrunners)

BNP Paribas (mandated lead arranger)

Italian deal of the year


Atlantia

€14.7bn May 2017

UniCredit, Intesa Sanpaolo, BNP Paribas (underwriters)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BBVA, CaixaBank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, JP Morgan, Mediobanca, MUFG, Natixis, NatWest Markets, Santander, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBI Banca (bookrunners)

Pirelli

€4.2bn July 2017

JP Morgan, Intesa Sanpaolo, MUFG (coordinators)

Agricultural Bank of China, Banco BPM, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, China Construction Bank, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, ING, Mediobanca, Mizuho, Natixis, UniCredit (bookrunners), NatWest Markets (mandated lead arranger)

Wind Tre

€3.4bn October 2017

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, HSBC (coordinators)

Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Mediobanca, Mizuho, MUFG, Natixis, Nomura, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (bookrunners)

Iberian deal of the year


Abengoa

€3.756bn March 2017

Banco Popular Español, Bankia, CaixaBank, Centerbridge Partners, Crédit Agricole, DE Shaw, Santander, Värde Partners (bookrunners)

Grifols

$5.65bn and €607m January 2017

Nomura, HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs (lead bookrunners)

Banco Sabadell, Bankia, CaixaBank, Commerzbank, Santander (bookrunners)

BBVA (mandated lead arranger)

Prosegur Cash and Prosegur Compania de Seguridad

€300m and €200m February 2017

€600m December 2016

Santander, BBVA, Bankinter, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, HSBC (bookrunners)

BayernLB, Commerzbank, UniCredit, CaixaBank, Deutsche Bank (mandated lead arrangers), Bankia (MLA, €600m loan only)

Benelux deal of the year


Glencore Agriculture

$3.5bn May 2017

ABN Amro, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, ING, JP Morgan, Rabobank, RBC Capital Markets, Santander, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Bank of Montreal, CIBC World Markets, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, DBS, Mizuho, MUFG, Natixis, SEB, Scotiabank, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)

Koninklijke Philips

€1bn green revolving credit facility April 2017

ING (sustainability coordinator)

ABN Amro, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, JP Morgan, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, MUFG, Rabobank, Société Générale, UBS (bookrunners)

Refresco

€1.29bn, $620m, £200m September 2017

JP Morgan (left lead), ABN Amro, BNP Paribas, Rabobank (underwriters, bookrunners)

Commerzbank, HSBC, Mizuho, MUFG, Société Générale (mandated lead arrangers)

VodafoneZiggo Group

$2.525bn, €2.25bn January 2017

JP Morgan (lead left), ABN Amro, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Scotiabank, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Nordic deal of the year


AP Møller-Mærsk

$4bn May 2017

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Danske Bank, DNB Markets, HSBC, ING, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, MUFG, NatWest Markets, Nordea, Santander, SEB, Société Générale, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Svenska Handelsbanken (bookrunners)

Fortum

€12bn September 2017

Barclays (underwriter, bookrunner)

BNP Paribas, Danske Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mizuho, MUFG, NatWest Markets, Nordea, SEB, UniCredit

SCA Hygiene

€2.6bn February 2017

Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank (underwriters, coordinators and bookrunners)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Danske Bank, ING, JP Morgan, NatWest Markets, Nordea, SEB, Standard Chartered, Swedbank, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)

Volvo Car

€1.3bn June 2017

BNP Paribas, HSBC, ING, Nordea (coordinators)

ANZ, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of China, Barclays, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, DNB Markets, Goldman Sachs, Industrial Bank, JP Morgan, Lloyds Bank, Morgan Stanley, Santander, SEB, Société Générale, Standard Chartered, Svenska Handelsbanken, Swedbank (bookrunners)

Central and eastern European deal of the year


Allegro

Z5.1bn December 2016

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING,  Société Générale, UniCredit (underwriters)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, Société Générale, UniCredit (bookrunners)

MUFG, PZU (mandated lead arrangers)

Home Credit

€650m June 2017

HSBC (coordinator)

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, ING, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Sovcombank, VTB Capital (mandated lead arrangers)

Veon (formerly VimpelCom)

$2.1bn February 2017

Citigroup, HSBC (coordinators)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of China, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, MUFG, Raiffeisen Bank International, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Mediobanca (mandated lead arranger)

Żabka Polska

Z2.7bn April 2017

ING, Société Générale, UniCredit (underwriters)

Bank Pekao, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Société Générale, UniCredit (bookrunners)

Bank of China, PKO BP, PZU (mandated lead arrangers)

Turkish deal of the year


Akbank

$543m, €515m August 2017

Standard Chartered, Emirates NBD, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (coordinators)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, Export-Import Bank of China, First Abu Dhabi Bank, HSBC, ING, Mediobanca, Mizuho, MUFG, Rabobank, Société Générale, Shinhan Investment Corp, State Bank of India, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Wells Fargo (bookrunners)

Türk Eximbank

€186.5m June 2017

Société Générale (coordinator)

Akbank, Export-Import Bank of China (mandated lead arrangers)

Ülker Bisküvi

$136m, €225m April 2017

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (coordinator, bookrunner)

Barclays, HSBC, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Mediobanca, Rabobank, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)

VIP Turkey Enerji

$500m and TL720m June 2017

Akbank, ING (coordinators)

HSBC, IS Investment, QNB Capital, Garanti Bank (mandated lead arrangers)

Middle Eastern deal of the year


Abu Dhabi National Oil Co

$6bn November 2017

First Abu Dhabi Bank, HSBC, JP Morgan, MUFG, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Mizuho, Société Générale, Standard Chartered, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)

Dubai Airports

$1.625bn and Dh5.05bn May 2017

HSBC (financial adviser), Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Bank of China, Citigroup, Dubai Islamic Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Noor Bank, Standard Chartered (bookrunners)

Kuwait National Petroleum Co

$4.245bn May 2017

HSBC (coordinator)

BBVA, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Kexim, Mizuho, MUFG, Natixis, Santander, Société Générale, Standard Chartered (mandated lead arrangers)

Omantel

$2.25bn October 2017

Citigroup, Credit Suisse (underwriters)

Arab Banking Corp, Bank Muscat, HSBC, Standard Chartered (bookrunners)

African deal of the year


Afreximbank

$632m and €561m, June 2017

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Arab Banking Corp, Barclays, Commerzbank, Emirates NBD, First Abu Dhabi Bank, FirstRand, HSBC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Mizuho, MUFG, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)

AKA Ausfuhrkredit-Gesellschaft, Axis Bank, Bank of China, Bank of Taiwan, Banque Misr, Commercial Bank of Kuwait, Export-Import Bank of China, First Commercial Bank, State Bank of India (mandated lead arrangers)

Ghana Cocoa Board

$1.3bn September 2017

Crédit Agricole, Natixis, Rabobank, Standard Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (underwriters, coordinators, bookrunners)

ABN Amro, Bank of China, Commerzbank, DZ Bank, FirstRand, Ghana International Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Intesa Sanpaolo, MUFG, Société Générale, Standard Chartered (mandated lead arrangers)

Kenya

$1bn, March 2017

Citigroup, FirstRand, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered (bookrunners)

Commerzbank, Société Générale (mandated lead arrangers)

Sibanye Gold

$2.65bn February 2017

Citigroup, HSBC (underwriters, bookrunners)

Barclays, Barclays Africa, Credit Suisse, FirstRand, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, MUFG, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, Société Générale, Standard Bank (mandated lead arrangers)

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