International banks willing to lend to Qatar as fears subside

Qatar National Bank has received interest from its relationship banks as well as new lenders from outside the Middle East for a loan refinancing, showing international lenders are no longer afraid of publicly showing their support for Qatari entities six months after its Gulf Cooperation Council neighbours severed ties with the nation.

  • By Bianca Boorer
  • 14 Dec 2017

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic relations with Qatar, alleging it had links with terrorist groups. They imposed severe sanctions on business dealings with Qatar.

The dispute sent chills through capital markets. Bankers were afraid that providing funding for entities ...

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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 117,354.37 354 10.74%
2 JPMorgan 116,320.31 338 10.64%
3 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 59,913.87 412 5.48%
4 Citi 59,540.88 190 5.45%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 52,174.42 236 4.77%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 2,550.00 4 10.57%
2 JPMorgan 2,426.50 4 10.06%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 2,273.16 5 9.42%
4 Mizuho 2,238.89 4 9.28%
5 HSBC 2,100.00 4 8.71%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 5,236.90 23 6.25%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,129.09 18 6.12%
3 UniCredit 5,090.85 26 6.08%
4 Barclays 5,053.31 13 6.03%
5 BNP Paribas 4,910.75 20 5.86%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 20,423.32 23 9.47%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,215.71 38 6.59%
3 Deutsche Bank 13,118.70 35 6.08%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,117.87 27 5.62%
5 Citi 11,366.88 31 5.27%

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%