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The 19th Annual Syndicated Loan and Leveraged Finance Awards - Shortlist

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GlobalCapital polled loan market participants for its 19th Annual Syndicated Loan and Leveraged Finance Awards in November.

GlobalCapital polled loan market participants for its 19th Annual Syndicated Loan and Leveraged Finance Awards in November. The nominations are listed below, including some additional awards around ESG. We will reveal the winners at our live awards gala dinner t the Biltmore London the 24 March 2022.

We congratulate the nominees!

For information about how to attend our industry event, please contact Daniel Elton at delton@euromoneyplc.com.

For editorial, please contact Toby Fildes at toby.fildes@globalcapital.com.

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DEALS OF THE YEAR

Deal of the Year

  • Asda £1.6bn February 2021

  • Daimler Trucks €18bn August 2021

  • EIG Pearl $11bn June 2021

  • Vonovia €20.15bn August 2021

Leveraged Loan of the Year

  • Anticimex $2.7bn-equivalent July 2021

  • Asda £1.6bn February 2021

  • Ineos Quattro $4.8bn-equivalent January 2021

  • T-Mobile Netherlands €2.4bn November 2021

M&A loan of the year

  • AerCap $19bn March 2021

  • EIG Pearl $11bn June 2021

  • Veolia €9bn July 2021

  • Vonovia €20.15bn August 2021

Emerging market loan of the year

  • Egypt $3bn November 2021

  • EIG Pearl $11bn June 2021

  • Public Investment Fund $15bn March 2021

  • Telecom Egypt $680m October 2021

Infrastructure finance loan of the year

  • EIG Pearl$11bn June 2021

  • GlobalConnect €2.7bn June 2021

  • Unsere Grüne Glasfaser €1.6bn March 2021

Renewables loan of the year

  • Dogger Bank Wind Farm £5.5bn November 2020

  • EDF Courseulles-sur-Mer €2bn March 2021

  • Eoliennes Offshore du Calvados €2.12bn February 2021


REGIONAL DEALS OF THE YEAR

UK and Irish deal of the year

  • Asda £1.6bn February 2021

  • AstraZeneca $12.5bn December 2020

  • Huws Gray £1bn November 2021

  • National Grid £8.25bn April 2021

French deal of the year

  • Faurecia €5.5bn November 2021

  • Iliad €4.8bn October 2021

  • Veolia €9bn July 2021

German, Swiss and Austrian deal of the year

  • Daimler Trucks €18bn August 2021

  • Vonovia €20.15bn August 2021

Italian deal of the year

  • Enel €10bn March 2021

  • Leonardo€2.4bn October 2021

  • Stellantis €12bn July 2021

  • Telecom Italia €4bn May 2021

Iberian deal of the year

  • Acciona €2.5bn May 2021

  • Cellnex €5.9bn February 2021

Benelux deal of the year

  • AB InBev $10bn February 2021

  • JDE Peet’s €3.5bn March 2021

  • Stellantis €12bn July 2021

  • T-Mobile Netherlands €2.4bn November 2021

Nordic deal of the year

  • Assa Abloy $3.75bn October 2021

  • GlobalConnect €2.7bn June 2021

  • Heimstaden Bostad €6.5bn September 2021

  • Ørsted €2bn October 2021

  • Vår Energi $6bn November 2021

Central and eastern European deal of the year

  • Cetin €1.65bn August 2021

  • Play Z5.5bn March 2021

  • Uralkali $1.25bn June 2021

Turkish deal of the year

  • Akbank $738m October 2021

  • SOCAR Turkey Enerji $1.3bn August 2021

  • VakıfBank $1bn April 2021

Middle Eastern deal of the year

  • Abu Dhabi Ports $1bn April 2021

  • EIG Pearl $11bn June 2021

  • Public Investment Fund $15bn March 2021

African deal of the year

  • Egypt - $3bn November 2021

  • Telecom Egypt - $680m October 2021


BANK AWARDS

Loan house of the year

  • Bank of America

  • BNP Paribas

  • Citigroup

  • JP Morgan

Best arranger of Leveraged loans

  • BNP Paribas

  • Deutsche Bank

  • Goldman Sachs

  • JP Morgan

Best arranger of M&A loans

  • Bank of America

  • BNP Paribas

  • Deutsche Bank

  • JP Morgan

Best arranger of project finance loans

  • BNP Paribas

  • Crédit Agricole

  • Santander

  • SMBC

  • Société Générale

Best arranger of trade finance loans

  • Natixis

  • Société Générale

  • Standard Chartered

Best arranger of mid-cap loans

  • Commerzbank

  • Crédit Agricole

  • Intesa Sanpaolo

  • Natixis

Best arranger of infrastructure and renewables loans

  • BNP Paribas

  • Crédit Agricole

  • Santander

  • Société Générale

Best secondary loans house

  • Bank of America

  • Citigroup

  • JP Morgan


BANK REGIONAL AWARDS

Best arranger of western European loans

  • BNP Paribas

  • Crédit Agricole

  • Société Générale

  • UniCredit

Best arranger of UK and Irish loans

  • Barclays

  • HSBC

  • Lloyds Bank

  • NatWest Markets

Best arranger of French loans

  • BNP Paribas

  • Crédit Agricole

  • Natixis

  • Société Générale

Best arranger of German, Swiss and Austrian loans

  • Commerzbank

  • Deutsche Bank

  • UniCredit

Best arranger of Italian loans

  • Crédit Agricole

  • Intesa Sanpaolo

  • Mediobanca

  • UniCredit

Best arranger of Iberian loans

  • BBVA

  • CaixaBank

  • Santander

Best arranger of Benelux loans

  • ABN Amro

  • BNP Paribas

  • ING

Best arranger of Nordic loans

  • Danske Bank

  • DNB Markets

  • Nordea

  • SEB

Best arranger of central and eastern European loans

  • ING

  • Raiffeisen Bank International

  • Société Générale

  • UniCredit

Best arranger of Turkish loans

  • Bank of America

  • Citigroup

  • Emirates NBD

  • First Abu Dhabi Bank

  • Standard Chartered

Best arranger of Middle Eastern loans

  • Citigroup

  • First Abu Dhabi Bank

  • HSBC

  • Standard Chartered

Best arranger of African loans

  • Afreximbank

  • First Abu Dhabi Bank

  • Rand Merchant Bank

  • Standard Chartered


BEST ADVISORS, INVESTORS AND LAW FIRMS

Best corporate finance adviser

  • Alvarez & Marsal

  • Ernst & Young

  • Rothschild

Best law firm for syndicated loans

  • Allen & Overy

  • Clifford Chance

  • Dentons

  • Linklaters

Best institutional lender

  • Axa

  • Barings

  • BlackRock

  • Intermediate Capital Group

Best loan restructuring house

  • Houlihan Lokey

  • Lazard

  • PJT Partners

Best subordinated debt investor

  • AlbaCore

  • Goldman Sachs Capital Partners

  • MV Credit

  • Park Square

Best distressed loan investor

  • Cheyne Capital

  • Sculptor Capital Management

  • SVP Global

  • Triton


SUSTAINABLE LENDING AWARDS

CEEMEA sustainability-linked loan of the year

  • Etihad Airways $1.2bn October 2021

  • Gulf International Bank $625m October 2021

  • Raben Group €225m July 2021

  • Uralkali $1.25bn June 2021

Western European investment grade sustainability- linked loan of the year

  • AB InBev $10bn February 2021

  • British Airways £2bn February 2021

  • Enel €10bn March 2021

  • Telecom Italia €4bn May 2021

  • Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield €3bn April 2021

Sustainability-linked leveraged loan of the year

  • Beauparc €675m July 2021

  • Flender €1.32bn January 2021

  • Klöckner Pentaplast €1.35bn February 2021

  • Tarkett €1.4bn July 2021

Best arranger of green and ESG-linked loans in western Europe

  • BBVA

  • BNP Paribas

  • Crédit Agricole

  • ING

Best arranger of green and ESG-linked loans in CEEMEA

  • ING

  • Société Générale

  • UniCredit

Most innovative bank for ESG lending

  • BBVA

  • BNP Paribas

  • Crédit Agricole

  • ING

Best private equity house issuer of green and ESG-linked loans

  • Ardian

  • Carlyle

  • CVC

  • EQT

Most innovative private equity house for ESG

  • Carlyle

  • CVC

  • EQT

Most impressive law firm for ESG

  • Allen & Overy

  • Clifford Chance

  • Linklaters

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