High grade names bet on evergreen loan conditions

Investment grade borrowers have taken their feet off the early refinancing pedal, as they bet that benign loan market conditions will continue despite the upheaval expected in the bond markets in the coming months.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 19 Mar 2018

Loans bankers were left scratching their heads on Monday as the recent rush of early refinancing facilities with five year plus two one year maturity extensions appears to have slowed to a crawl.

“I’m wondering where the market is going from here,” said one loans banker. “I’m seeing some ...

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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%