EM loans suffer dry January

While hopes are high for emerging market syndicated loan activity in EMEA in 2019, the year has started slowly, leaving many banks with half-empty pipelines.

  • By Mariam Meskin
  • 17 Jan 2019

Optimism remains high for emerging market lending in the year ahead, with bankers patiently waiting for the closing of several significant deals, including the first season of refinancings by the top tier Turkish banks. 

But as we approach the fourth week of January, the beginning of the year has ...

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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 12.30%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 117,535.39 373 10.41%
3 Citi 71,754.82 221 6.36%
4 Mizuho 59,409.59 291 5.26%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 57,677.24 215 5.11%

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 3,736.52 21 7.15%
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 5.60%
5 Citi 2,758.74 10 5.28%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,900.23 34 6.66%
2 BNP Paribas 12,334.48 61 6.37%
3 UniCredit 11,196.47 58 5.78%
4 Citi 9,580.75 37 4.95%
5 Deutsche Bank 8,953.95 35 4.62%

Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
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%