Best route for City’s comeback debated

Private debt and loans bankers are trying to work out possible approaches to the City of London Corporation’s plans to return to capital markets for the first time in a generation when it looks to raise around £1.75bn ($2.24bn) over the next three years, writes Mike Turner.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 13 May 2019

“It’s certainly something the loan market can provide for,” said one London-based banker on Monday.

Another avenue is privately placed debt, though not all such avenues will be as open as others.

“There hasn’t really been any sterling Schuldscheine since the Brexit vote happened,” said an investor in that market, ...

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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 12.35%
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%