Equity plunges dim loan banks’ post-IPO hopes

The sharp falls in global equity markets over the past week have dimmed some of the optimism around this year’s syndicated loan market in Europe, as lenders worry that chief executives will postpone IPO plans — and the growth financing required immediately after going public.

  • By Michael Turner
  • 08 Feb 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its worst day for six years on Monday, while other major global indices have spent the week in the red.

While loans bankers are confident that the rout in equities will not hurt the prospects of the M&A transactions being financed ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 364,464.18 1046 10.84%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 334,196.00 1065 9.94%
3 Citi 195,851.99 583 5.82%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 187,651.25 696 5.58%
5 MUFG 140,476.30 902 4.18%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 5,291.43 13 7.47%
2 Citi 4,999.84 14 7.06%
3 JPMorgan 4,763.03 12 6.72%
4 Mizuho 4,566.75 13 6.45%
5 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 4,158.05 8 5.87%

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 5.68%
5 UniCredit 11,414.29 66 5.08%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 43,227.81 174 7.06%
2 JPMorgan 38,825.76 78 6.34%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 33,071.14 158 5.40%
4 UniCredit 32,366.25 145 5.29%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 31,330.98 120 5.12%

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%