Macaroons and gherkins

It takes a lot to daunt Loan Ranger, but the view from Société Générale’s dining room did its best on the occasion of our meeting with Damien Lamoril and Ignacio Blasco. SG’s Tower Hill offices are perfectly placed to look over the City’s greatest examples of unbridled masculine architecture. The historic military clout of the Tower of London is inescapable from the top floor view, as is the highly suggestive Gherkin.

  • 09 Mar 2012

Fortunately, the catering produced a feminine touch to counteract all the testosterone — bright pink macaroons covered in more glitter than a toddler’s homemade Mother’s Day card.

Meanwhile, you’d be forgiven for thinking that an isolated bar in Ecuador (Loan Ranger gets about a bit) would be remote enough ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 377,986.48 1323 10.21%
2 JPMorgan 376,120.60 1279 10.16%
3 Citi 243,977.80 768 6.59%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 201,107.20 920 5.43%
5 Barclays 154,052.43 607 4.16%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 5,085.74 12 10.64%
2 First Abu Dhabi Bank 4,279.73 15 8.95%
3 Citi 3,695.25 11 7.73%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,634.87 10 7.61%
5 JPMorgan 3,411.91 9 7.14%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 27,131.20 86 8.49%
2 BNP Paribas 21,328.50 125 6.68%
3 Goldman Sachs 16,576.80 68 5.19%
4 Deutsche Bank 15,107.77 87 4.73%
5 HSBC 14,990.50 96 4.69%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 45,449.36 196 6.56%
2 BNP Paribas 38,734.80 217 5.59%
3 Deutsche Bank 37,615.10 139 5.43%
4 JPMorgan 34,724.19 118 5.01%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,835.53 112 4.88%

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%