Cocobod favours Chinese banks with loan mandate

Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has announced the winning banking consortium for its annual trade finance facility, with Chinese banks making up two of the five top slots amid increased funding from the Asian country.

  • By Michael Turner
  • 23 May 2018

ABN Amro, Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Ghana International Bank and Standard Chartered have been mandated to arrange the $1.3bn pre-export receivable backed trade financed loan.

Bank of China first took a lead role in the annual transaction in 2016, while this is ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 86,516.58 171 15.12%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 58,053.08 186 10.14%
3 Citi 37,921.02 109 6.63%
4 Mizuho 31,174.64 123 5.45%
5 MUFG 26,631.44 168 4.65%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

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1 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,111.69 5 15.23%
2 Citi 1,159.06 2 8.36%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 892.96 4 6.44%
4 MUFG 826.21 3 5.96%
5 BNP Paribas 766.21 2 5.53%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Deutsche Bank 1,517.16 8 7.69%
2 Goldman Sachs 1,495.21 6 7.58%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,179.51 9 5.98%
4 BNP Paribas 1,084.57 11 5.50%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,011.25 5 5.13%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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2 Deutsche Bank 6,056.30 15 6.36%
3 Commerzbank Group 5,474.20 22 5.75%
4 BNP Paribas 5,160.94 25 5.42%
5 UniCredit 4,424.51 19 4.65%

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%