GlobalCapital Syndicated Loan and Leveraged Finance Awards 2018: the winners

GlobalCapital revealed the winners of its 2018 Loan Awards at its annual Syndicated Loans and Leveraged Finance Awards Dinner at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London on February 6. The complete results are below. GlobalCapital congratulates all the winners and nominees.

  • By Silas Brown
  • 06 Feb 2019
Email a colleague
Request a PDF

PEOPLE


Loans Banker of the Year

Jon Abando, JP Morgan

2        Mathias Noack, MUFG

3        David Pepper, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

4        Keith Taylor, Barclays


Lifetime Achievement Award

Mathias Noack, MUFG

2       Charles Bennett, Credit Suisse


3       Charlotte Conlan, BNP Paribas

4       Clare Dawson, Loan Market Association



NEW AWARDS


Most Valuable Innovation for the Loan Market

Blockchain

2        ESG-linked loans


Best Arranger of Green and ESG-Linked Loans

ING

2        BBVA

3        BNP Paribas


BANK AWARDS


Loan House of the Year

JP Morgan

2        BNP Paribas

3        Credit Suisse

4        UniCredit


Best Arranger of Western European Loans

BNP Paribas

2        JP Morgan

3        UniCredit

4        Credit Suisse


Best Arranger of Leveraged Loans

JP Morgan

2        Credit Suisse

3        Goldman Sachs

4        BNP Paribas

5        Deutsche Bank


Best Arranger of M&A Loans

JP Morgan

2        BNP Paribas 

3        HSBC

4        Deutsche Bank


Best Arranger of Project Finance Loans

MUFG

2        Crédit Agricole

3        Natixis

4        Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp


Best Arranger of Trade Finance Loans

Société Générale

2        HSBC

3        BNP Paribas

4        Rabobank


Best Arranger of Mid-Cap Loans

Commerzbank

2        Lloyds Bank

3        UniCredit

4        BNP Paribas

5        Natixis


Best Secondary Loans House

Citigroup

2        Credit Suisse

3        Barclays

4        JP Morgan


BANK REGIONAL AWARDS


Best Arranger of UK and Irish Loans

Barclays

2        Lloyds Bank

3        HSBC

4        NatWest Markets


Best Arranger of French Loans

BNP Paribas

2        Crédit Agricole

3        Société Générale

4        Natixis


Best Arranger of German, Swiss and Austrian Loans

UniCredit

2        Commerzbank

3        Deutsche Bank

4        BNP Paribas


Best Arranger of Italian Loans

UniCredit

2        Mediobanca

3        Intesa Sanpaolo


Best Arranger of Iberian Loans

Santander

2        BBVA

3        CaixaBank


Best Arranger of Benelux Loans

ING

2        ABN Amro

3        Rabobank

4        BNP Paribas


Best Arranger of Nordic Loans

Nordea

2        SEB

3        DNB Markets

4        Danske Bank


Best Arranger of Loans in Central and Eastern Europe

UniCredit

2        ING

3        Société Générale

4=     Erste Bank

4=     Raiffeisen Bank International


Best Arranger of Loans in Turkey

Standard Chartered

2        Bank of America Merrill Lynch

3        Garanti Bank

4=     Citigroup

4=     Mizuho


Best Arranger of Loans in the Middle East

First Abu Dhabi Bank

2        HSBC

3        Citigroup

4        Standard Chartered

5        JP Morgan


Best Arranger of Loans in Africa

Standard Chartered

2        Standard Bank

3        First Rand Bank

4        Citigroup

5        Afreximbank


LAW FIRMS, ADVISERS AND INVESTORS


Best Corporate Finance Adviser

Rothschild 

2        Goldman Sachs

3        JP Morgan

4        Lazard


Best Law Firm for Syndicated Loans

Linklaters

2        Allen & Overy

3        Clifford Chance

4        Latham & Watkins


Best Loan Restructuring House

Houlihan Lokey

2        Rothschild


Best Institutional Lender

Alcentra

2        Barings

3        PGIM

4        Partners Group 


Best Subordinated Debt Investor

MV Credit 

2        Partners Group

3        Park Square Capital

4        PSP Investments


Best Distressed Loan Investor

Strategic Value Partners

2        Angelo, Gordon & Co

3        GoldenTree Asset Management

4        Davidson Kempner Capital Management


DEALS OF THE YEAR


Deal of the Year


Abertis HoldCo

€9.95bn October 2018

BBVA, BNP Paribas, Banco BPM, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bankia, Barclays, CaixaBank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, LBBW, MUFG, Mediobanca, Mizuho, NatWest Markets, Natixis, RBC Capital Markets, Société Générale, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBI Banca, UniCredit (bookrunners)


2        Refinitiv

$15.5bn September 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (lead left)

Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBS, Wells Fargo (bookrunners)


3        Starfruit US Holdco

(acquisition of Akzo Nobel’s Specialty Chemicals division, now Nouryon)

$4.34bn and €2.54bn October 2018

JP Morgan (lead left)

BNP Paribas, Bank of China, Barclays, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, MUFG, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, NatWest Markets, Nomura, PSP Investments, RBC Capital Markets, Société Générale, UBS (bookrunners)

ABN Amro, Allied Irish Banks, Bank of Ireland, Commerzbank, ING, Rabobank, SEB, Standard Chartered (mandated lead arrangers)


4        Sigma Bidco

(acquisition of Flora Food Group)

€3.7bn, $875m, Z2bn, £700m January 2018

Credit SuisseDeutsche Bank, KKR Capital Markets, BNP Paribas, Crédit AgricoleGoldman SachsHSBC, ING, Lloyds Bank, Mizuho, RBC Capital Markets, Société Générale, UniCredit (bookrunners)


Emerging Market Deal of the Year


PPF Arena 1 BV

€3.025bn June 2018

BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Česká spořitelna/Erste Bank, HSBC, Société Générale, UniCredit (bookrunners)

Bank of China, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, ING, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, PKO BP, Raiffeisen Bank International, Sberbank (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Saudi United Investment Co

$11bn September 2018

BNP Paribas, Citigroup, HSBC, JP Morgan, Mizuho, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (coordinators)

Crédit Agricole, MUFG, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Bank of China, Goldman Sachs, Standard Chartered Bank (mandated lead arrangers)


3        Qatar National Bank

$3.5bn February 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mizuho (coordinators and underwriters)

Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, MUFG, Mizuho, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, United Overseas Bank (bookrunners and underwriters)

ANZ, Commerzbank, HSBC, JP Morgan (mandated lead arrangers)


4        Akbank

€591m and $285m September 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Standard Chartered (coordinators)

Cargill Financial Services International, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Emirates NBD, HSBC, MUFG, Mizuho, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (bookrunners)


5        Aspen Pharmacare Holdings

€2.65bn, R8bn and A$350m May 2018

Absa Bank, BNP Paribas, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, FirstRand, Investec, JP Morgan, MUFG, Mizuho, Nedbank, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)

Intesa Sanpaolo, MMI Holdings, National Australia Bank, Sanlam (mandated lead arrangers)



Leveraged Loan of the Year


Starfruit US Holdco

(acquisition of Akzo Nobel’s Specialty Chemicals division, now Nouryon)

$4.34bn and €2.54bn October 2018

JP Morgan (lead left)

BNP Paribas, Bank of China, Barclays, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, MUFG, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, NatWest Markets, Nomura, PSP Investments, RBC Capital Markets, Société Générale, UBS (bookrunners)

ABN Amro, Allied Irish Banks, Bank of Ireland, Commerzbank, ING, Rabobank, SEB, Standard Chartered (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Sigma Bidco

(acquisition of Flora Food Group)

€3.7bn, $875m, Z2bn, £700m January 2018

Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, KKR Capital Markets, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, Lloyds Bank, Mizuho, RBC Capital Markets, Société Générale, UniCredit (bookrunners)


3        Refinitiv


$15.5bn September 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (lead left)

Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBS, Wells Fargo (bookrunners)


4        TDC

€3.2bn and $1.42bn, June 2018

Barclays (lead left), BNP Paribas (coordinators)

Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, JP Morgan, Macquarie Capital, Nordea (bookrunners)

Danske Bank, Nykredit Bank (mandated lead arrangers)


Infrastructure Loan of the Year


OpEn Fiber

€3.47bn August 2018

BNP Paribas, Société Générale, UniCredit (coordinators and underwriters)

Banco BPM, Crédit Agricole, Intesa Sanpaolo (bookrunners)

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, CaixaBank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, European Investment Bank, ING, MUFG, Natwest Markets, Santander, UBI Banca (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Rioja Acquisition (Repsol sale of 20% stake in Gas Natural to CVC and CF Alba)

€2.03bn Febuary 2018

CaixaBank, Crédit Agricole, Natixis, Santander, Société Générale, (bookrunners and underwriters)

Abanca, Banco de Sabadell, Bank of China, Bankia, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)


3        Triton Knoll Wind Farm

£2.04bn August 2018

ABN Amro, BNP Paribas, BayernLB, Commerzbank, Helaba, ING, KfW, LBBW, Lloyds Bank, MUFG, Natixis, NatWest Markets, SEB, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (mandated lead arrangers)


M&A Loan of the Year


Abertis HoldCo

€9.95bn October 2018

BBVA, BNP Paribas, Banco BPM, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bankia, Barclays, CaixaBank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, LBBW, MUFG, Mediobanca, Mizuho, NatWest Markets, Natixis, RBC Capital Markets, Société Générale, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBI Banca, UniCredit (bookrunners)


2        Melrose Industries

£2.6bn, $2bn and €500m April 2018

Lloyds Bank, RBC Capital Markets (bookrunners)

BNP Paribas, Bank of China, Barclays, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, HSBC, JP Morgan, NatWest Markets, Santander, Standard Chartered, UniCredit, Wells Fargo (mandated lead arrangers)


3        GlaxoSmithKline

$4bn, £3.5bn and €3.23bn March 2018

Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan (bookrunners)

BNP Paribas, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered (mandated lead arrangers)


4        E.On Verwaltungs

€5bn April 2018

BNP Paribas (bookrunner, underwriter)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BayernLB, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Helaba, ING, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, MUFG, NatWest Markets, SEB, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit


5        Refinitiv

$15.5bn September 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (lead left)

Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC,

JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBS, Wells Fargo (bookrunners)


REGIONAL DEALS OF THE YEAR


UK and Irish Deal of the Year


GlaxoSmithKline

$4bn, £3.5bn and €3.23bn March 2018

Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan (bookrunners)

BNP Paribas, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Melrose Industries

£2.6bn, $2bn and €500m April 2018

Lloyds Bank, RBC Capital Markets (bookrunners)

BNP Paribas, Bank of China, Barclays, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, HSBC, JP Morgan, NatWest Markets, Santander, Standard Chartered, UniCredit, Wells Fargo (mandated lead arrangers)


3        Paysafe

$530m and €230m May 2018

Credit Suisse (lead left)

BMO Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank, Jefferies, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets (bookrunners)


4        J Sainsbury

£5.5bn June 2018

Morgan Stanley, UBS (coordinators)

ABN Amro, BNP Paribas, Bank of China, Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Lloyds Bank, MUFG, NatWest Markets, Rabobank, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)

Banco de Sabadell, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mizuho, Raiffeisen Bank International, Standard Chartered, Svenska Handelsbanken (mandated lead arrangers)


French Deal of the Year


Axa

€9bn March 2018

JP Morgan (bookrunner)

BNP Paribas, Barclays, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, ING, Natixis, Société Générale, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Unibail-Rodamco

€6.1bn April 2018

Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs (bookrunners and underwriters)

ABN Amro, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Crédit Mutuel-CIC, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, HSBC, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, La Poste, Lloyds Bank, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, MUFG, NatWest Markets, Natixis, RBC Capital Markets, SEB, Santander, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Svenska Handelbanken, TD Securities, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)


3        Atos

€2.4bn and $3.8bn October 2018

BNP Paribas, JP Morgan (bookrunners and underwriters)

Barclays, Crédit Mutuel-CIC, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, ING, JP Morgan, MUFG, Natixis, Société Générale, UniCredit (bookrunners)


4        Vinci

€8bn November 2018

Crédit Agricole, Natixis, Société Générale (coordinators)

BBVA, BNP Paribas, Crédit Mutuel-CIC, Commerzbank, HSBC, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mizuho, MUFG, NatWest Markets, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (bookrunners)

ING, RBC Capital Markets (mandated lead arrangers)


German, Swiss and Austrian Deal of the Year


Hochtief

€18.18bn April 2018

BBVA, BNP Paribas, Banco BPM, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bankia, Barclays, CaixaBank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, HSBC, ING, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, LBBW, MUFG, Mediobanca, Mizuho, NatWest Markets, Natixis, RBC Capital Markets, Société Générale, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (bookrunners)


2        E.On Verwaltungs

€5bn April 2018

BNP Paribas (bookrunner, underwriter)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BayernLB, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Helaba, ING, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, MUFG, NatWest Markets, SEB, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit


3        Daimler

€11bn July 2018

BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, MUFG, UniCredit (coordinators)

BBVA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of China, Bank of Communications, Barclays, BayernLB, China Construction Bank, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, JP Morgan, LBBW, Lloyds Bank, Mizuho, RBC Capital Markets, Santander, Société Générale, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, TD Securities (bookrunners)

ANZ, DBS Bank, DZ Bank, Helaba, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, SEB, Wells Fargo (mandated lead arrangers)


4        Techem

€2.62bn July 2018

Credit Suisse (lead left), Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank (coordinators)

BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, Natixis, NatWest Markets, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Unicredit (bookrunners)


Benelux Deal of the Year


Jacobs Douwe Egberts

$772m and €5.52bn

JP Morgan (lead left), BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank (bookrunners)

ABN Amro, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of China, BayernLB, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Danske Bank, HSBC, Helaba, ING, LBBW, MUFG, Mediobanca, Rabobank, SEB, Santander, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Starfruit US Holdco

(acquisition of Akzo Nobel’s Specialty Chemicals division, now Nouryon)

$4.34bn and €2.54bn October 2018

JP Morgan (lead left)

BNP Paribas, Bank of China, Barclays, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, MUFG, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, NatWest Markets, Nomura, PSP Investments, RBC Capital Markets, Société Générale, UBS (bookrunners)

ABN Amro, Allied Irish Banks, Bank of Ireland, Commerzbank, ING, Rabobank, SEB, Standard Chartered (mandated lead arrangers)


3        Refresco

$620m, €1.42bn and £200m January 2018

JP Morgan (lead left)

ABN Amro, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Mizuho, Rabobank (bookrunners)


4        Roompot

€296m August 2018

Citigroup, Natwest Markets, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)


Italian Deal of the Year


Abertis HoldCo

€9.95bn October 2018

BBVA, BNP Paribas, Banco BPM, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bankia, Barclays, CaixaBank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, LBBW, MUFG, Mediobanca, Mizuho, NatWest Markets, Natixis, RBC Capital Markets, Société Générale, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBI Banca, UniCredit (bookrunners)


2        Enel 

€10bn December 2017

Agricultural Bank of China, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Banco BPM, Barclays, CaixaBank, Crédit Agricole, HSBC, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mediobanca, Mizuho, MUFG, Société Générale, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBI Banca, UniCredit (bookrunners)

BPER Banca, BayernLB, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Natixis, NatWest Markets (mandated lead arrangers)


3        OpEn Fiber

€3.47bn August 2018

BNP Paribas, Société Générale, UniCredit (coordinators and underwriters)

Banco BPM, Crédit Agricole, Intesa Sanpaolo (bookrunners)

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, CaixaBank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, European Investment Bank, ING, MUFG, Natwest Markets, Santander, UBI Banca (mandated lead arrangers)


4        Prysmian

€1.7bn March 2018

Mediobanca (coordinator)

Crédit Agricole, Goldman Sachs, Intesa Sanpaolo, UniCredit (bookrunners)

BBVA, BNP Paribas, Banco BPM, Citigroup, HSBC, ING, Santander (mandated lead arrangers)


Iberian Deal of the Year


El Corte Inglés

€3.65bn February 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, CaixaBank, Goldman Sachs, Santander (coordinators)

Banco de Sabadell, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Société Générale, UniCredit (bookrunners)

BBVA, Bankia, Deutsche Bank (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Abertis HoldCo

€9.95bn October 2018

BBVA, BNP Paribas, Banco BPM, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bankia, Barclays, CaixaBank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, LBBW, MUFG, Mediobanca, Mizuho, Natixis, NatWest Markets, RBC Capital Markets, Société Générale, Santander, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBI Banca, UniCredit (bookrunners)


3        Iberdrola

€5.77bn January 2018

Barclays, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, HSBC, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, MUFG, NatWest Markets, Santander (bookrunners)

Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, Mizuho, RBC Capital Markets, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (mandated lead arrangers)


4        Rioja Acquisition (Repsol sale of 20% stake in Gas Natural to CVC and CF Alba)

€2.03bn Febuary 2018

CaixaBank, Crédit Agricole, Natixis, Santander, Société Générale, (bookrunners and underwriters)

Abanca, Banco de Sabadell, Bank of China, Bankia, UniCredit (mandated lead arrangers)


Nordic Deal of the Year


TDC

€3.2bn and $1.42bn, June 2018

Barclays (lead left), BNP Paribas (coordinators)

Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, JP Morgan, Macquarie Capital, Nordea (bookrunners)

Danske Bank, Nykredit Bank (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Mehiläinen

€1.09bn July 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Danske Bank, Jefferies, Nordea (bookrunner)

MUFG, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (mandated lead arrangers)


3        Epiroc

Skr10bn April 2018

Citigroup, SEB (coordinators)

Bank of China, Danske Bank, Deutsche Bank, Nordea, SEB, Standard Chartered, Svenska Handelsbanken


4        Ahlstrom-Munksjö

$635m and €108m October 2018

Nordea, SEB (bookrunners and underwriters)

BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Danske Bank, DNB Markets, OP Corporate Bank, Swedbank (mandated lead arrangers)


Central and Eastern European Deal of the Year


PPF Arena 1 BV

€3.025bn June 2018

BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Česká spořitelna/Erste Bank, HSBC, Société Générale, UniCredit (bookrunners)

Bank of China, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, ING, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, PKO BP, Raiffeisen Bank International, Sberbank (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Cyfrowy Polsat 

Z12.5bn March 2018

PKO BP, ING, Santander, Société Générale (coordinators)

Bank Pekao, Bank of China, BNP Paribas, CaixaBank, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, DNB Markets, Erste Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Millennium Investment Banking, MUFG, , PZU, Raiffeisen Bank International (mandated lead arrangers)


3        AI Sirona

(Advent’s acquisition of Zentiva)

€1.08bn and £174.5m July 2018

Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley (coordinators)

BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, KKR, NatWest Markets, Nomura, UBS, UniCredit (bookrunners)


Turkish Deal of the Year


Akbank

€591m and $285m September 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Standard Chartered (coordinators)

Cargill Financial Services International, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Emirates NBD, HSBC, MUFG, Mizuho, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (bookrunners)


2        YapıKredi Bank

€690.7m and $275m October 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (coordinator)

BNP Paribas, Cargill Financial Services International, Citigroup, Emirates NBD, HSBC, JP Morgan, Mizuho, MUFG, Société Générale, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit (bookrunners)


3        Garanti Bank

€670.5m and $602m May 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, ING (coordinators)

Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, JP Morgan, Mizuho, MUFG, Société Générale, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit, Wells Fargo (mandated lead arrangers)


4        İşbank

€867.61m and $447m May 2018

Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Standard Chartered (coordinators)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, Emirates NBD, First Abu Dhabi Bank, ING, JP Morgan, Mizuho, MUFG, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UniCredit, Wells Fargo (bookrunners)


5        We Soda

€1.1bn and $380m August 2018

Bank of China, DenizBank, Goldman Sachs, İşbank (mandated lead arrangers)


Middle Eastern Deal of the Year


Saudi United Investment Co

$11bn September 2018

BNP Paribas, Citigroup, HSBC, JP Morgan, Mizuho, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (coordinators)

Crédit Agricole, MUFG, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Bank of China, Goldman Sachs, Standard Chartered Bank (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Qatar National Bank

$3.5bn February 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mizuho (coordinators and underwriters)

Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, MUFG, Mizuho, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, United Overseas Bank (bookrunners and underwriters)

ANZ, Commerzbank, HSBC, JP Morgan (mandated lead arrangers)


3        Saudi Arabia

$16bn March 2018

Bank of China, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, HSBC, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, JP Morgan, Mizuho, MUFG, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)

BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, Société Générale (mandated lead arrangers)


4        Emirates NBD

$2bn September 2018

Agricultural Bank of China, ANZ, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, China Construction Bank, Citigroup, Commerzbank, HSBC, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, ING, JP Morgan, Mizuho, Standard Chartered, State Bank of India, Wells Fargo (bookrunners)

Deutsche Bank, Nomura, Société Générale (mandated lead arrangers)



African Deal of the Year


AngloGold Ashanti

$1.4bn October 2018

Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan (coordinators)

ANZ, BMO Capital Markets, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BNP Paribas, CIBC World Markets, Citigroup, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, Standard Chartered (bookrunners)

Goldman Sachs, Westpac (mandated lead arrangers)


2        Aspen Pharmacare Holdings

€2.65bn, R8bn and A$350m May 2018

Absa Bank, BNP Paribas, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, FirstRand, Investec, JP Morgan, MUFG, Mizuho, Nedbank, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)

Intesa Sanpaolo, MMI Holdings, National Australia Bank, Sanlam (mandated lead arrangers)


3        Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank

$460m October 2018

Citigroup, Commerzbank, Emirates NBD, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Mashreqbank, Mizuho, MUFG, Standard Chartered, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)

Bank of China, China Development Bank (mandated lead arrangers)


4        MTN Group

$1.25bn September 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup (coordinators)

MUFG, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (bookrunners)

Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, JP Morgan, Mizuho, Standard Chartered (mandated lead arrangers)


5        Naspers

$2.5bn April 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of China, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, UniCredit (bookrunners)

Bank of East Asia, Commerzbank (mandated lead arrangers)


  • By Silas Brown
  • 06 Feb 2019

Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 138,787.29 332 12.35%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 117,371.05 372 10.45%
3 Citi 71,619.82 220 6.38%
4 Mizuho 59,243.78 290 5.27%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 57,627.24 214 5.13%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,380.35 7 11.15%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 1,909.62 6 8.94%
3 Citi 1,760.09 5 8.24%
4 Trade and Development Bank 1,125.64 2 5.27%
4 Standard Bank 1,125.64 2 5.27%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 3,728.01 21 7.15%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 3,101.01 16 5.94%
3 Goldman Sachs 3,092.70 16 5.93%
4 BNP Paribas 2,926.68 24 5.61%
5 Citi 2,758.74 10 5.29%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,891.73 34 6.67%
2 BNP Paribas 12,285.93 60 6.36%
3 UniCredit 11,196.47 58 5.79%
4 Citi 9,580.75 37 4.96%
5 Deutsche Bank 8,945.44 35 4.63%

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%