Investors’ group Elfa splits from Afme

Leveraged credit investor group the European Leveraged Finance Alliance, which started this year supported by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe, has parted ways from the larger organisation, following a six month trial period.

  • By Owen Sanderson
  • 26 Jun 2019
Divisions within Afme reached a peak early last year, with some buy-side firms calling for the trade body to do more to preserve covenant protections in high yield bond offerings. Certain investors had been sending Afme open letters asking for firmer statements on market practice, starting as early ...

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 5,589.28 27 6.64%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,310.66 28 6.31%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 4,996.05 29 5.93%
4 BNP Paribas 4,989.41 40 5.93%
5 Deutsche Bank 4,671.96 29 5.55%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 Deutsche Bank 2,970.40 18 7.46%
2 JPMorgan 2,822.43 22 7.09%
3 Citi 2,783.23 20 6.99%
4 BNP Paribas 2,674.33 25 6.72%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,523.29 20 6.34%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 16,336.99 132 10.01%
2 Citi 14,953.44 126 9.16%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,173.13 103 7.46%
4 Goldman Sachs 12,028.93 93 7.37%
5 Morgan Stanley 9,577.47 74 5.87%