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 31,835.18 53 14.51%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 26,935.82 76 12.28%
3 Citi 10,866.34 34 4.95%
4 Mizuho 10,143.48 36 4.62%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 9,286.22 39 4.23%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 MUFG 766.21 2 8.47%
1 First Abu Dhabi Bank 766.21 2 8.47%
1 BNP Paribas 766.21 2 8.47%
1 Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC 766.21 2 8.47%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 409.06 1 4.52%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 484.94 3 17.32%
1 BNP Paribas 484.94 3 17.32%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 194.57 2 6.95%
3 HSBC 194.57 2 6.95%
5 Natixis 174.13 2 6.22%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,160.68 5 15.90%
2 Deutsche Bank 3,400.72 4 8.77%
3 Commerzbank Group 2,532.05 5 6.53%
4 Citi 2,513.95 6 6.49%
5 BNP Paribas 1,742.18 7 4.49%

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%