Leveraged debt buyers 'ready for much more' to match 2017 record

Investors in the European leveraged finance markets speaking to GlobalCapital said that, while issuance is lagging behind 2017's figures for the period, there is appetite for an increase in supply.

  • By Victor Jimenez
  • 25 Jul 2018
Funds buying corporate speculative grade debt in the European markets have ingested €138bn of leveraged loans and €44bn of high yield bonds this year. According to data compiled by Dealogic, which includes issuance in Europe in all currencies, that is €47bn and €6bn down from last year during ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 1,395.77 5 10.52%
2 BNP Paribas 992.22 10 7.48%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 974.78 7 7.34%
4 JPMorgan 846.50 2 6.38%
5 Deutsche Bank 835.67 6 6.30%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 799.80 6 9.13%
2 Deutsche Bank 710.75 5 8.11%
3 JPMorgan 703.06 6 8.02%
4 BNP Paribas 554.64 4 6.33%
5 Goldman Sachs 489.41 4 5.59%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 6,897.71 44 11.44%
2 JPMorgan 5,722.96 42 9.50%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,628.16 33 7.68%
4 Goldman Sachs 4,199.43 29 6.97%
5 Morgan Stanley 4,092.86 26 6.79%