High grade lenders spy hint of Brexit reprieve

The lacklustre EMEA high grade loan market was witness to a piercing ray of hope from Donald Tusk, president of the European Council and prime minister of Poland on Thursday, when he called for a “long extension” to the UK’s Brexit deadline.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 14 Mar 2019

Tusk tweeted that he plans to “appeal to the EU27 to be open to a long extension if the UK finds it necessary to rethink its Brexit strategy”.

This will bring some cheer to the high grade loan market, after months of dreadful volumes.

“If the can is kicked a ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 86,516.58 171 15.12%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 58,053.08 186 10.14%
3 Citi 37,921.02 109 6.63%
4 Mizuho 31,174.64 123 5.45%
5 MUFG 26,631.44 168 4.65%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,111.69 5 15.23%
2 Citi 1,159.06 2 8.36%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 892.96 4 6.44%
4 MUFG 826.21 3 5.96%
5 BNP Paribas 766.21 2 5.53%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 1,517.16 8 7.69%
2 Goldman Sachs 1,495.21 6 7.58%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,179.51 9 5.98%
4 BNP Paribas 1,084.57 11 5.50%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,011.25 5 5.13%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,946.93 17 9.40%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,056.30 15 6.36%
3 Commerzbank Group 5,474.20 22 5.75%
4 BNP Paribas 5,160.94 25 5.42%
5 UniCredit 4,424.51 19 4.65%

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%