Loan market gears up after slow start to year

An influx of RFPs and mandates is keeping loan bankers busy as they try to overcome the global downturn of activity in 2018.

  • By Mariam Meskin
  • 11 Feb 2019

A stark absence of loan market activity in January, particularly so in EMEA, appears finally to be filling up, providing bankers a pleasant reprieve after what was a sluggish month for many banks.

Borrower friendly market conditions are an important stimulant across emerging markets, according to bankers.

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 32,121.03 52 15.79%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 24,156.98 67 11.87%
3 Mizuho 9,935.55 34 4.88%
4 MUFG 9,041.37 66 4.44%
5 Citi 8,308.84 31 4.08%

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 6,045.16 4 18.58%
2 BNP Paribas 1,742.18 7 5.36%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,539.94 8 4.73%
4 MUFG 1,257.24 4 3.87%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,165.08 6 3.58%

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%