Don’t believe the hype about BHP — but if a deal comes, it’ll be good

Reports of Citigroup underwriting a $70bn loan for BHP Billiton are probably exaggerated. But if at some point BHP does come to the loan market to finance a bid for Rio Tinto, the deal is likely to be well received.

  • 13 Nov 2007

Market rumours abound that BHP Billiton, the Anglo-Australian mining company, plans to syndicate a $70bn (Eu48bn) deal, partly to finance its proposed takeover of UK rival Rio Tinto.

If these rumours are correct — and that is far from certain — it is hugely audacious on the part ...

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 238,694.85 643 10.99%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 227,018.92 704 10.46%
3 Citi 131,576.49 402 6.06%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 120,727.17 450 5.56%
5 MUFG 110,027.70 629 5.07%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 3,579.59 9 9.39%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 3,038.82 11 7.97%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,978.95 13 7.81%
4 BNP Paribas 2,705.06 6 7.09%
5 Citi 2,288.85 10 6.00%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 7,151.10 53 6.42%
2 Deutsche Bank 6,886.84 39 6.18%
3 Goldman Sachs 6,877.67 36 6.18%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 6,659.77 36 5.98%
5 Barclays 6,209.03 28 5.58%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 31,351.09 133 7.82%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 27,347.56 115 6.82%
3 JPMorgan 23,350.32 62 5.83%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,838.09 62 5.70%
5 UniCredit 19,966.03 111 4.98%

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%