IG lenders miss out on €6.44tr European debt market

By Mike Turner
19 Nov 2019

Investment grade corporates in Europe use the loan market for a fraction of their debt funding, leaving loans bankers in the cold despite the corporate debt pile ballooning to €6.44tr.

The corporate debt market in Europe has grown by 2% year-on-year, according to S&P. But the loan market has not managed to capture much of the action. So far this year, European high grade borrowers have raised €531bn in loans, according to Dealogic That is down from €700bn at this point in ...

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