Kufpec picks banks amid price war in EM loans

Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Co (Kufpec) has mandated banks for a five year loan of around $1bn, according to two sources.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 26 Jul 2018

Lenders that had made failed bids to arrange the loan recently received a rejection letter from Kufpec, according to one of the sources.

“The European banks were bidding as tight as [we] thought they could go,” said the source. “But they have been outbid by 25%.”

Loans bankers warned in ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 440,258.99 1275 10.83%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 395,781.42 1269 9.74%
3 Citi 248,870.97 726 6.12%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 226,713.26 844 5.58%
5 MUFG 181,541.37 1031 4.47%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 6,612.85 15 7.24%
2 HSBC 6,299.76 16 6.90%
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 6,070.55 12 6.65%
4 Citi 6,061.47 20 6.64%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 5,727.55 25 6.27%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 19,103.54 89 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 16,881.55 58 6.73%
3 Deutsche Bank 15,679.29 58 6.25%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 14,083.69 66 5.62%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,902.00 61 5.54%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 47,043.60 195 6.55%
2 JPMorgan 46,108.71 102 6.42%
3 UniCredit 39,106.98 168 5.45%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 36,670.04 182 5.11%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 35,773.91 138 4.98%

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%