Bahrain’s GCC bailout buoys loan market sentiment

A new wave of liquidity and price crunching could hit Bahrain’s loan market once details of the country’s bailout from its GCC neighbours emerge, according to lenders from the region.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 03 Jul 2018

“It’s positive regardless of the details,” said one Middle East loans banker. 

A second loans banker said that while it was too early to tell the exact ramifications of a potential multi billion dollar financing package for Bahrain from neighbouring governments, “it could maybe lead to price tightening in ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 271,117.03 741 11.00%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 240,707.78 783 9.77%
3 Citi 147,888.64 440 6.00%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 131,650.61 513 5.34%
5 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 105,283.43 602 4.27%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Standard Chartered Bank 3,844.39 11 8.66%
2 Citi 3,454.07 9 7.78%
3 JPMorgan 3,130.58 7 7.05%
4 Mizuho 2,575.67 6 5.80%
5 HSBC 2,441.65 6 5.50%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 11,819.31 50 7.39%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 11,017.21 47 6.89%
3 Deutsche Bank 9,213.50 34 5.76%
4 HSBC 8,442.65 35 5.28%
5 UniCredit 8,427.21 49 5.27%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 29,830.94 52 6.96%
2 BNP Paribas 28,123.74 109 6.56%
3 UniCredit 21,895.45 101 5.11%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 21,885.13 102 5.11%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 21,814.64 83 5.09%

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%