Don’t blame CS for selling Harrah’s — at least it creates some movement

Credit Suisse has angered its fellow underwriters on the Harrah’s leveraged financing by selling some of the debt quietly, rather than preserving unity and holding on. But with the market this bad, normal etiquette is bound to be suspended — it is every bank for itself.

  • 11 Feb 2008

If there is any consensus in the leveraged loan market, it is that the market is in trouble.

The biggest problem is the mountain of debt on underwriting banks’ balance sheets, which they cannot sell for love nor money. This leaves banks with a double problem: how do ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 215,144.94 568 11.30%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 197,686.07 611 10.38%
3 Citi 118,653.22 358 6.23%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 103,610.68 384 5.44%
5 MUFG 101,116.94 577 5.31%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,267.09 7 9.32%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 3,013.82 10 8.60%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,953.95 12 8.43%
4 BNP Paribas 2,705.06 6 7.72%
5 Citi 2,051.35 9 5.85%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,725.19 29 6.33%
2 JPMorgan 5,589.28 27 6.18%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 5,555.86 31 6.14%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,234.59 31 5.79%
5 BNP Paribas 4,989.41 40 5.52%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 28,097.02 113 7.90%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 26,053.43 108 7.33%
3 JPMorgan 22,052.77 54 6.20%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,672.09 56 6.10%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 17,266.33 82 4.86%

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%