China banks in CEE upset trad lenders

Chinese lending to and investment in central and eastern Europe is on the up. China has extended its reach to rival the influence of its western counterparts with its best weapon: money. But many bankers speaking to GlobalCapital this week think the trend is problematic.

  • By Mariam Meskin
  • 15 Aug 2019
Chinese lenders' presence in the region has been growing steadily over the last decade, with some securing mandates on large transactions that historically would have been dominated by western European and local lenders. In June last year, Bank of China and ICBC secured tickets as mandated lead arrangers on the landmark €3bn loan ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 281,090.79 775 11.17%
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3 Citi 161,552.26 479 6.42%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 144,519.55 546 5.74%
5 MUFG 128,529.79 736 5.11%

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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2 Standard Chartered Bank 3,038.82 11 6.85%
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4 Mizuho 2,626.00 11 5.92%
5 Citi 2,349.19 11 5.29%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 8,888.30 60 6.85%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,575.51 45 6.61%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 8,336.05 46 6.42%
4 JPMorgan 7,620.98 38 5.87%
5 Goldman Sachs 7,362.10 39 5.67%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 33,643.72 149 7.28%
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3 JPMorgan 25,483.12 69 5.52%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,368.44 65 5.06%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 22,643.54 106 4.90%

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%