Borrowers tackle unwieldy lending groups

Western European companies from across the borrowing spectrum are looking to cut down on the number of lenders in their banking groups, with three confirming that their loan groups had become cumbersome.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 26 Sep 2018

A treasury official from a medium sized enterprise said on Tuesday that their ideal banking group consisted of “10 to 12 banks”, but this had grown to around 30.

Meanwhile, a group treasurer at a second borrower said that 17 banks made up their banking group. “This is slightly ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 188,473.53 485 11.46%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 169,523.74 530 10.31%
3 Citi 104,172.93 305 6.34%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 93,641.03 345 5.70%
5 Mizuho 77,718.73 343 4.73%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

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2 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,481.46 9 9.71%
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4 MUFG 1,499.82 6 5.87%
5 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 1,489.50 4 5.83%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 5,789.90 38 7.23%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 5,356.91 28 6.69%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,287.08 28 6.60%
4 JPMorgan 5,144.14 22 6.43%
5 Goldman Sachs 4,189.40 23 5.23%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,912.30 51 6.04%
4 JPMorgan 15,832.35 43 5.34%
5 UniCredit 13,242.71 72 4.47%

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%