EM loan mart anticipates extended decline, bonds to reap benefits

Emerging market loan volumes continue to suffer with year-to-date volumes down 60% from the same period in 2018. Global economic slowdown and the fear of trade wars, combined with the increasing appeal of the bond market, are dampening the prospects of recovery in the syndicated loan market in 2019.

  • By Mariam Meskin
  • 13 May 2019
The IMF predicts global growth to continue declining, falling to 3.3% in 2019, after dropping from 4% to 3.6% in 2018. The organisation has referred to trade wars, macroeconomic stresses in big emerging markets such as Turkey and Argentina, tightening financial markets and the challenged vehicle market in ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 138,787.29 332 12.30%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 117,535.39 373 10.41%
3 Citi 71,754.82 221 6.36%
4 Mizuho 59,409.59 291 5.26%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 57,677.24 215 5.11%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,413.69 8 10.92%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 2,377.86 7 10.76%
3 Citi 1,793.42 6 8.12%
4 Trade and Development Bank 1,125.64 2 5.09%
4 Standard Bank 1,125.64 2 5.09%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 3,736.52 21 7.15%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 3,101.01 16 5.94%
3 Goldman Sachs 3,092.70 16 5.92%
4 BNP Paribas 2,926.68 24 5.60%
5 Citi 2,758.74 10 5.28%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,900.23 34 6.66%
2 BNP Paribas 12,334.48 61 6.37%
3 UniCredit 11,196.47 58 5.78%
4 Citi 9,580.75 37 4.95%
5 Deutsche Bank 8,953.95 35 4.62%

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%