Itiviti targets hot lev loan market with second lien

In stark contrast with a mute high yield bond market, leveraged loan investors were expecting more than €5bn of new deals on Monday, including a $725m-equivalent deal from Swedish trade technology provider Itiviti, which includes a triple-C rated second lien.

  • By Victor Jimenez
  • 19 Feb 2018

“High yield investors have been complaining about riskier deals and weaker terms for quite a long time, and the situation is similar with leveraged loans,” said a multi-asset fund manager in London.

Bond investors and issuers seem to have hit a stand off in the primary market, ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 9,214.95 32 6.94%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 9,005.35 34 6.78%
3 Deutsche Bank 7,673.16 25 5.78%
4 Goldman Sachs 7,228.76 27 5.44%
5 Barclays 7,034.84 23 5.30%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 2,908.04 34 7.69%
2 JPMorgan 2,667.48 29 7.05%
3 Credit Suisse 2,342.19 23 6.19%
4 Goldman Sachs 2,130.55 21 5.63%
5 Deutsche Bank 1,993.88 21 5.27%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 12,362.60 98 9.89%
2 Citi 9,045.27 76 7.23%
3 Barclays 8,801.09 64 7.04%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,770.59 82 7.01%
5 Goldman Sachs 8,019.67 66 6.41%