Jumbo M&A gifts euro lenders breathing space

Germany’s Infineon Technologies and compatriot ZF Friedrichshafen have signed acquisition-related loans totalling €16.8bn, as loans bankers allow themselves a small sigh of relief after months of deal drought.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 11 Jul 2019

“It won’t move the needle as much as people would like,” said a loans banker that worked on one of the deals. “But it’s never bad to see big M&A come to fruition.”

A second bond banker said: “This is why you can’t write the year off. Big M&A ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 213,812.03 563 11.35%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 195,461.71 604 10.38%
3 Citi 116,002.39 349 6.16%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 103,434.43 382 5.49%
5 MUFG 99,604.74 569 5.29%

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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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,725.19 29 6.40%
2 JPMorgan 5,589.28 27 6.25%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 5,555.86 31 6.21%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,084.59 30 5.68%
5 BNP Paribas 4,989.41 40 5.58%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 27,431.07 110 7.85%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 25,823.81 106 7.39%
3 JPMorgan 21,834.93 53 6.25%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,382.31 54 6.12%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 16,786.71 79 4.80%

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%