Sucafina gives caffeine buzz to flagging loans market

Switzerland’s Sucafina has renewed its $300m syndicated loan, with all 11 banks that lent to the coffee trader’s debut in 2017 rejoining the deal as bankers say there is still not enough business to go around.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 29 May 2019

Sucafina’s main syndicated bank facility now matures in 2021. The borrower signed its debut syndicated loan in October 2017.

The base facility has a sustainability-linked element, which is “broadly aligned” with the guidelines of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, according to the borrower. 

“The facility is structured with [key ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 208,497.35 553 11.30%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 187,534.33 591 10.16%
3 Citi 115,008.79 343 6.23%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 101,733.60 377 5.51%
5 MUFG 98,872.75 567 5.36%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,299.26 7 9.53%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 3,013.82 10 8.71%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,953.95 12 8.53%
4 BNP Paribas 2,737.23 6 7.91%
5 Citi 2,029.09 8 5.86%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,589.28 27 6.76%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,188.98 27 6.27%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 4,896.05 28 5.92%
4 BNP Paribas 4,889.41 39 5.91%
5 Deutsche Bank 4,671.96 29 5.65%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 27,228.45 109 8.13%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 25,249.54 103 7.54%
3 JPMorgan 21,780.51 52 6.51%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,999.99 52 6.27%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 16,369.38 77 4.89%

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%