No let-up in US loan doc loosening, say lawyers

Speakers at a loan industry conference in New York on Wednesday highlighted the continued erosion in the quality of investor protections in leveraged loans, a trend that many expect will make recovery rates worse when the credit cycle turns.

  • By David Bell
  • 09 May 2018

The trend of increasingly borrower-friendly documentation in the US leveraged loan market is showing little sign of relenting, according to market participants.

With demand for floating rate corporate debt soaring from CLOs and mutual funds, borrowers have been able to apply looser restrictions on their ability to raise ...

Please take a trial or subscribe to access this content.

Contact our subscriptions team to discuss your access: subs@globalcapital.com

Corporate access

To discuss GlobalCapital access for your entire department or company please contact our subscriptions sales team at: subs@globalcapital.com or find out more online here.

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 13,554.26 61 7.20%
2 Deutsche Bank 11,901.17 45 6.32%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 11,825.01 52 6.28%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,865.30 45 5.77%
5 UniCredit 10,484.86 60 5.57%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 3,863.89 45 7.26%
2 Goldman Sachs 3,593.75 29 6.75%
3 JPMorgan 3,391.91 36 6.37%
4 Deutsche Bank 3,241.44 30 6.09%
5 Credit Suisse 3,119.95 31 5.86%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15,833.26 127 9.86%
2 Citi 11,539.69 98 7.19%
3 Goldman Sachs 11,025.83 85 6.87%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,994.65 101 6.85%
5 Barclays 10,908.60 83 6.79%