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 366,167.18 1050 10.84%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 335,304.67 1070 9.93%
3 Citi 196,945.44 589 5.83%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 188,260.75 698 5.57%
5 MUFG 140,830.80 905 4.17%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 5,906.63 17 8.12%
2 HSBC 5,291.43 13 7.27%
3 JPMorgan 4,763.03 12 6.55%
4 Mizuho 4,566.75 13 6.28%
5 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 4,470.55 9 6.14%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 16,684.16 83 7.43%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 13,287.71 61 5.92%
3 Deutsche Bank 12,890.62 50 5.74%
4 Goldman Sachs 12,767.85 54 5.68%
5 UniCredit 11,414.29 66 5.08%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 43,227.81 174 7.04%
2 JPMorgan 38,825.76 78 6.32%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 33,071.14 158 5.38%
4 UniCredit 32,366.25 145 5.27%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 31,330.98 120 5.10%

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%