Global lenders stay loyal to Turkish banks as EM buyers flee

Global banks are, for the moment at least, standing by their Turkish clients despite deepening financial problems in the country. The yield on Turkey’s 10 year sovereign bond hit almost 20% this week, driven to this vertiginous height by diplomatic tensions with the US and an economy riddled with problems. Silas Brown and Lewis McLellan report.

  • By Lewis McLellan, Silas Brown
  • 09 Aug 2018

Faith in the resilience of Turkish financial institutions is widely held across global banks already holding Turkish financial institution loans.

“You have to look at Turkish banks’ history,” said one head of EMEA loans. “Turkish banks have withstood significant shocks over the past 20 or 30 years, and always ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
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 %
  • Last updated
  • Today
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 %
  • Last updated
  • 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 %
  • Last updated
  • 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%