Avolon’s unsecured loan debut soars to $500m

Demand for Ireland-based aircraft leasing company Avolon's unsecured loan took off, allowing it to sign the deal at $500m this week, as the company attempts to gain an investment grade rating.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 21 Mar 2019

The borrower launched the three year deal at $300m in January via initial mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners Natixis and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank. Those banks also fully underwrote the transaction, a banker said at the time.

In total, 13 banks across Asia, Europe and the US joined the ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Deutsche Bank 3,229.16 18 7.27%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 2,829.34 15 6.37%
3 Goldman Sachs 2,807.00 13 6.32%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,528.72 11 5.70%
5 Barclays 2,436.49 11 5.49%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 1,686.47 13 9.63%
2 BNP Paribas 1,305.75 15 7.46%
3 Deutsche Bank 1,263.77 9 7.22%
4 Goldman Sachs 1,225.64 11 7.00%
5 Citi 1,134.67 10 6.48%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 9,841.58 73 10.52%
2 Citi 9,459.24 67 10.12%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,345.97 49 6.79%
4 Goldman Sachs 6,080.77 44 6.50%
5 Morgan Stanley 5,699.31 38 6.09%