All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. © 2022 Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC group
Corporate Bonds

Corporate debt: M&A a fickle friend for loans, but as refis ebb, it’s crucial

For years, spirits in western Europe’s loan market have been kept from gloom by one thing: hope that one day, there would be another boom in mergers and acquisitions. In 2014, it finally arrived. But it has not been the bonanza loan bankers desired, with many deals financed in other markets. This year banks will rely on M&A even more as refinancings dry up. Will the dealflow be sufficient? Elly Whittaker reports.

Unlock this article.

The content you are trying to view is exclusive to our subscribers.

To unlock this article:

Take a Free Trial or Login
We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.
I agree