Ten Cate joins lev loan dividend recap gravy train

Dividend recapitalisation deals, like Ten Cate’s new €125m term loan, launched on Tuesday, are on the rise. The technique, considered aggressive by leveraged loan investors, is nevertheless becoming more common and accepted in the present issuer's market.

  • By Victor Jimenez
  • 21 Nov 2017

Buyers of leveraged loans have grown accustomed to sponsors and corporate owners paying themselves larger portions of the new debt their firms borrow.

Investors have funded some €7.6bn of dividends during the first nine months of this year, Moody’s data show, more than during the 20 months ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 16,684.16 83 7.43%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 13,287.71 61 5.92%
3 Deutsche Bank 12,890.62 50 5.74%
4 Goldman Sachs 12,767.85 54 5.69%
5 UniCredit 11,414.29 66 5.09%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 4,861.86 36 7.48%
2 BNP Paribas 4,648.08 55 7.15%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,100.65 41 6.31%
4 JPMorgan 3,756.57 41 5.78%
5 Credit Suisse 3,528.42 38 5.43%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 19,016.51 146 10.22%
2 Goldman Sachs 14,082.73 99 7.57%
3 Credit Suisse 13,243.20 94 7.12%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,775.52 117 6.87%
5 Citi 12,347.90 105 6.64%