European IG loans lined up but queue is short

Investment grade loans bankers are eagerly awaiting the start of September to see if much business comes their way, though at the moment there is an overwhelming sense that the final quarter will be as drab as the rest of the year has been.

  • By Mike Turner
  • 21 Aug 2019

The first week of September usually sees new business as corporate treasury departments return from summer breaks.

This year, however, some loans bankers are unsure whether there will be much of an increase in activity at all.

“You never know what is coming,” said one senior loans banker, “but at ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 269,123.34 749 11.01%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 257,678.35 786 10.54%
3 Citi 154,176.72 469 6.31%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 140,458.98 521 5.74%
5 MUFG 123,389.83 702 5.05%

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 8.40%
2 First Abu Dhabi Bank 3,439.28 15 7.82%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 3,038.82 11 6.91%
4 BNP Paribas 2,705.06 6 6.15%
5 Citi 2,349.19 11 5.34%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 8,575.51 45 6.89%
2 BNP Paribas 8,524.78 57 6.84%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 7,835.85 40 6.29%
4 Goldman Sachs 7,283.60 38 5.85%
5 JPMorgan 6,871.08 35 5.52%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 34,500.40 147 7.60%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 33,214.96 138 7.32%
3 JPMorgan 24,833.56 67 5.47%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,368.44 65 5.15%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 22,509.71 104 4.96%

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%