Banks, mainly DFIs, lend €900m to Cameroon hydro plant

Cameroon’s Nachtigal Hydro Power Co has raised euro loans, estimated at above €900m, to fund construction of a €1.2bn 420MW hydroelectric plant on the Sanaga river near Yaounde. Most of the debt is coming from development finance institutions, but a few commercial banks are involved.

  • By Mariam Meskin
  • 29 Nov 2018

“It was not your average transaction… It was a big job bringing the transaction to financial close, but it ended up being very successful,” said a banker familiar with the deal.

The project sponsors are Electricité de France, with a 40% stake in NHPC; InfraVentures, the World Bank's ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 454,142.04 1316 10.68%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 410,159.84 1316 9.64%
3 Citi 256,948.53 751 6.04%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 231,895.04 862 5.45%
5 MUFG 186,903.32 1055 4.39%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 6,650.55 13 6.98%
2 Citi 6,641.47 21 6.97%
3 JPMorgan 6,612.85 15 6.94%
4 HSBC 6,299.76 16 6.61%
5 Mizuho 5,728.41 17 6.01%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 19,499.99 93 7.55%
2 JPMorgan 16,490.25 57 6.38%
3 Deutsche Bank 15,791.27 59 6.11%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 14,661.68 71 5.67%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,186.11 61 5.49%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 49,417.52 212 6.45%
2 JPMorgan 46,414.84 105 6.06%
3 UniCredit 41,359.69 188 5.40%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 40,926.79 205 5.34%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 40,522.15 156 5.29%

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%