Dubai’s GEMS Education pencils in $1.2bn loan launch

Global Education Management Systems (GEMS) Education of Dubai is to launch a $1.2bn syndicated loan, ahead of its planned initial public offering early next year.

  • By Bianca Boorer
  • 04 Oct 2017

The facility will have conventional and Islamic tranches and a maturity of seven years.

GEMS Education has schools in 14 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Americas and India.

The company plans to use the funds for its expansion plans and to refinance debt. ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 377,986.48 1323 10.21%
2 JPMorgan 376,120.60 1279 10.16%
3 Citi 243,977.80 768 6.59%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 201,107.20 920 5.43%
5 Barclays 154,052.43 607 4.16%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 5,085.74 12 10.64%
2 First Abu Dhabi Bank 4,279.73 15 8.95%
3 Citi 3,695.25 11 7.73%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,634.87 10 7.61%
5 JPMorgan 3,411.91 9 7.14%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 JPMorgan 27,131.20 86 8.49%
2 BNP Paribas 21,328.50 125 6.68%
3 Goldman Sachs 16,576.80 68 5.19%
4 Deutsche Bank 15,107.77 87 4.73%
5 HSBC 14,990.50 96 4.69%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 45,449.36 196 6.56%
2 BNP Paribas 38,734.80 217 5.59%
3 Deutsche Bank 37,615.10 139 5.43%
4 JPMorgan 34,724.19 118 5.01%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,835.53 112 4.88%

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%