Latest sanctions yet another blow to faltering Russian loan market

The US Treasury's fresh round of sanctions on Russian sovereign debt has thrown yet another obstacle in the way of international lenders, who are bracing themselves for indirect impact on the already faltering syndicated loans market.

  • By Mariam Meskin
  • 07 Aug 2019
The US sanctions, announced last week, are in response to the use of a banned nerve agent in the attempted assassination of former Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, who was living in the UK. The sanctions explicitly prohibit US financial institutions from purchasing Russian sovereign bonds in the primary ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 239,045.44 645 10.99%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 227,063.92 705 10.44%
3 Citi 131,956.24 404 6.07%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 120,593.84 450 5.55%
5 MUFG 110,142.88 632 5.07%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,579.59 9 9.39%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 3,038.82 11 7.97%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,978.95 13 7.81%
4 BNP Paribas 2,705.06 6 7.09%
5 Citi 2,288.85 10 6.00%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 7,350.79 41 6.53%
2 Goldman Sachs 7,212.42 37 6.41%
3 BNP Paribas 7,151.10 53 6.36%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 6,659.77 36 5.92%
5 Barclays 6,209.03 28 5.52%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 31,351.09 133 7.80%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 27,347.56 115 6.80%
3 JPMorgan 23,350.32 62 5.81%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,838.09 62 5.68%
5 UniCredit 19,966.03 111 4.97%

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%