Loan veterans fear juniorisation of market

Some senior loan bankers believe there is an increasing shift in hiring practices towards junior staff, as the syndicated lending market faces mounting pressure on lenders to cut costs.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 15 Aug 2019

This has been a tough year for loans desks, with volumes way down on 2018, itself a slow year for many major banks.

Now, some heads of loans desks are concerned about that two years of sluggish business will mean cost cutting at their firms.

“When volumes are low,” said ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 278,861.95 762 11.18%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 260,528.64 793 10.44%
3 Citi 161,373.76 477 6.47%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 143,073.88 538 5.73%
5 MUFG 126,272.13 718 5.06%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,696.09 10 8.33%
2 First Abu Dhabi Bank 3,439.28 15 7.75%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 3,038.82 11 6.85%
4 BNP Paribas 2,705.06 6 6.09%
5 Citi 2,349.19 11 5.29%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 8,809.80 59 6.87%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,575.51 45 6.69%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 8,257.54 45 6.44%
4 JPMorgan 7,542.47 37 5.88%
5 Goldman Sachs 7,283.60 38 5.68%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 34,547.72 148 7.51%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 33,319.19 143 7.25%
3 JPMorgan 25,404.62 68 5.52%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,368.44 65 5.08%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 22,509.71 104 4.89%

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%