ZF closes jumbo loan for Wabco buy

Germany’s ZF Friedrichshafen has signed a €7.3bn financing from banks to back the automotive technology company’s purchase of Swiss commercial vehicle tech company Wabco.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 11 Jul 2019

JP Morgan arranged the loan, according to a banker away from the US house. 

A ZF spokesperson confirmed the amount raised and that JP Morgan coordinated the deal. JP Morgan declined to comment.

The financing was made up of a bridge loan and €2.5bn of term loans, according to another ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 208,497.35 553 11.27%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 187,534.33 591 10.14%
3 Citi 115,328.79 345 6.23%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 101,733.60 377 5.50%
5 MUFG 99,613.32 569 5.38%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,299.26 7 9.41%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 3,013.82 10 8.60%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,953.95 12 8.43%
4 BNP Paribas 2,737.23 6 7.81%
5 Citi 2,083.52 9 5.94%

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 Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 27,275.91 109 7.92%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 25,517.00 104 7.41%
3 JPMorgan 21,834.93 53 6.34%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,222.68 53 6.16%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 16,639.52 78 4.83%

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%