Banks swarm EGPC loan

Lenders have been “very significantly” scaled back in a $1bn loan for Egyptian General Petroleum Corp (EGPC), as demand for the pre-export finance deal far surpassed the cross-border trade linked to the loan’s structure.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 06 Sep 2018

The deal is close to signing, according to two lenders.

“Banks have been very significantly scaled back,” said one banker in the syndicate. “Because it’s a PXF, they couldn’t take more.”

HSBC arranged the transaction. 

The big demand for the loan was more of a technical feature than based on fundamentals, ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 338,976.62 972 10.81%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 307,126.16 987 9.80%
3 Citi 187,327.90 550 5.98%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 177,520.98 655 5.66%
5 MUFG 131,184.15 752 4.18%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 4,694.15 11 7.73%
2 JPMorgan 4,395.66 9 7.24%
3 Mizuho 4,190.75 10 6.90%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,797.89 6 6.25%
5 HSBC 3,781.73 9 6.23%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 14,876.98 73 7.10%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 12,540.25 55 5.99%
3 Deutsche Bank 11,856.29 46 5.66%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,876.28 46 5.19%
5 HSBC 10,815.72 51 5.16%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 37,171.06 156 6.65%
2 JPMorgan 34,910.99 67 6.25%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 30,338.70 112 5.43%
4 UniCredit 29,482.91 134 5.28%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 27,998.53 136 5.01%

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%