Emirates Airlines loan syndication takes flight

Dubai’s Emirates Airlines is syndicating a 12 year loan, less than six months after wooing bond investors to print a sukuk inside fair value.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 15 Aug 2018

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank is running the loan syndication process, which is due to wrap up by the end of September, according to a source close to the transaction.

The deal has been pre-funded, with the proceeds used for aircraft that have already been delivered, said the source.

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 138,787.29 332 12.34%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 117,364.38 372 10.43%
3 Citi 71,754.82 221 6.38%
4 Mizuho 59,243.78 290 5.27%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 57,677.24 215 5.13%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,413.69 8 10.92%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 2,377.86 7 10.76%
3 Citi 1,793.42 6 8.12%
4 Trade and Development Bank 1,125.64 2 5.09%
4 Standard Bank 1,125.64 2 5.09%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 3,728.01 21 7.14%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 3,101.01 16 5.94%
3 Goldman Sachs 3,092.70 16 5.92%
4 BNP Paribas 2,926.68 24 5.61%
5 Citi 2,758.74 10 5.29%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,891.73 34 6.66%
2 BNP Paribas 12,285.93 60 6.35%
3 UniCredit 11,196.47 58 5.79%
4 Citi 9,580.75 37 4.95%
5 Deutsche Bank 8,945.44 35 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%