Schuldschein a victim of its own success as institutions get marginalised

Institutional investors are feeling squeezed in the bustling Schuldschein market, as bank lenders are more willing to compromise on financial covenants and pricing margins.

  • By Silas Brown
  • 30 Nov 2017

The Schuldschein market is booming. With roughly 20 deals live in the market at the beginning of December, issuance is set to beat last year’s record of €27bn. 

Demand far outstrips supply — yearly volume will be more than a third larger than borrowers’ initial targets — and ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,202.75 26 16.26%
2 Wells Fargo Securities 5,766.74 23 13.02%
3 JPMorgan 4,410.83 16 9.96%
4 Citi 3,631.94 11 8.20%
5 BMO Capital Markets 2,540.39 5 5.74%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 5,140.74 13 10.18%
2 First Abu Dhabi Bank 4,461.18 18 8.84%
3 Citi 3,695.25 11 7.32%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,682.12 11 7.29%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 3,647.08 20 7.23%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 30,388.71 99 8.63%
2 BNP Paribas 22,463.54 135 6.38%
3 Deutsche Bank 17,970.47 100 5.10%
4 Goldman Sachs 17,954.81 74 5.10%
5 HSBC 16,143.35 101 4.58%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Mizuho 299.85 1 21.73%
1 ING 299.85 1 21.73%
1 Commerzbank Group 299.85 1 21.73%
1 BNP Paribas 299.85 1 21.73%
5 UBS 60.22 1 4.36%

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%