Lenders hope for more as EMEA M&A hits multiyear high

Acquisition spending across the EMEA region is at a seven year high according to a new report, as loans bankers hope their product will remain in demand for event driven deals despite corporates sitting on almost €1tr in cash.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 18 Jul 2018

Non-financial companies spent €80bn on acquisitions net of disposal proceeds last year, up from €29bn in 2016, according to a report from Moody’s that looked at company data up to December 31 2017.

The M&A drive has continued into this year, with the sterling loan market recording its ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 76,383.27 159 14.94%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 50,947.44 176 9.97%
3 Citi 28,438.15 102 5.56%
4 Mizuho 26,343.24 102 5.15%
5 MUFG 25,247.98 158 4.94%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,111.69 5 16.25%
2 Citi 1,159.06 2 8.92%
3 MUFG 766.21 2 5.90%
3 BNP Paribas 766.21 2 5.90%
3 Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC 766.21 2 5.90%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 1,854.48 7 9.91%
2 Deutsche Bank 1,517.16 8 8.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,370.53 6 7.33%
4 BNP Paribas 992.22 10 5.30%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 974.78 7 5.21%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,707.60 16 10.97%
2 Deutsche Bank 5,064.63 12 6.38%
3 Commerzbank Group 4,572.56 19 5.76%
4 BNP Paribas 4,242.70 20 5.34%
5 Citi 3,664.95 10 4.62%

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%