GlobalCapital Loans Awards: The winners announced

On Tuesday night the loan market gathered in all its finery to hear the winners of the 13th Syndicated Loan, Leveraged Finance and Private Placement Awards at the Guildhall, in London. The results are below.

  • By GlobalCapital
  • 10 Feb 2016
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Deals of the Year


LOAN DEAL OF THE YEAR

Anheuser-Busch InBev — $75bn November 2015

Nominees:

Pirelli €6.8bn, Teva $33.75bn, Verallia €1bn, Verisure €2bn

LARGE CAP LEVERAGED LOAN OF THE YEAR

Verallia — €1bn July 2015

Nominees:

Altice $1.7bn, Douglas €1.42bn, SIG Combibloc €2.1bn

MID-CAP LEVERAGED LOAN OF THE YEAR

Wittur — €180m October 2015

Nominees:

Ammeraal Beltech €325m, Motor Fuels Group £300m, Sky Bet £340m

BEST TRANSATLANTIC LEVERAGED LOAN

Linxens — $1bn July 2015

Nominees:

Coty $4.8bn, SIG Combibloc €2.1bn

M&A LOAN OF THE YEAR (INVESTMENT GRADE)

Anheuser-Busch InBev — $75bn November 2015

Nominees:

CRH €6.5bn, Pirelli €6.8bn, Teva $33.75bn

BEST PROJECT FINANCE LOAN 

Galloper — £1.4bn October 2015

Nominees:

BTC Pipeline $1.6bn, Petro Rabigh $5.2bn, Tank und Rast €1.45bn, Veja Mate €1bn

GERMAN DEAL OF THE YEAR

HeidelbergCement — €4.4bn July 2015

Nominees:

Douglas €1.42bn, Median Kliniken €535m

UK DEAL OF THE YEAR

Hutchison 3G — £6bn March 2015

Nominees:

Royal Dutch Shell £10bn, Worldpay £1.7bn, BBA Aviation $1.65bn, Iglo €325m, Park Resorts £570m

FRENCH DEAL OF THE YEAR

APRR — €1.5bn February 2015

Nominees:

Altice $1.7bn, Vedici €725m, Verallia €1bn

ITALIAN DEAL OF THE YEAR

Pirelli — €6.8bn April 2015

Nominees:

Enel €9.4bn, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles €5bn

SPANISH DEAL OF THE YEAR

Euskaltel — €1bn October 2015

Nominees:

ACS €2.35bn, Telefónica €3bn

BENELUX DEAL OF THE YEAR

Anheuser-Busch InBev — $75bn November 2015

Nominees:

DSM €100m, Royal Dutch Shell £10bn

NORDIC DEAL OF THE YEAR

Statoil — $5bn June 2015

Nominees:

Evry $711m, Fortum (Sigurd Holdco) Skr43.6bn, Nokia €1.5bn

TURKISH DEAL OF THE YEAR

Turkcell — $1bn September 2015

Nominees:

Akbank $1.2bn, Isbank $1.36bn, Yapi Kredi $1.4bn

CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN DEAL OF THE YEAR

Polsat — Z12.5bn September 2015

Nominees:

Cetin Ck32.2bn, Danube Foods €375m, Petrom €1bn

MIDDLE EASTERN DEAL OF THE YEAR

Saudi Aramco — $10bn March 2015

Nominees:

Equate $6bn, First Gulf Bank $1bn, Qatar National Bank $3bn, Teva $33.75bn

AFRICAN DEAL OF THE YEAR

Naspers — $2.5bn November 2015

Nominees:

Cocobod $1.8bn, Kenya Pipeline Co $350m


Most Impressive Borrowers


MOST IMPRESSIVE TMT BORROWER

Altice

Nominees:

Hutchison, Telenet

MOST IMPRESSIVE POWER AND UTILITY BORROWER

Enel

Nominees:

Fortum, Genco, Veolia

MOST IMPRESSIVE INDUSTRIAL BORROWER

CRH

Nominees:

BASF, Ineos, Wittur

MOST IMPRESSIVE AUTOMOTIVE AND TRANSPORT BORROWER

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Nominees:

Jaguar Land Rover, Schaeffler, TI Automotive

MOST IMPRESSIVE CONSUMER AND RETAIL BORROWER 

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Nominees:

Action Holdings, Douglas, Dufry

MOST IMPRESSIVE NATURAL RESOURCES BORROWER

Glencore

Nominees:

Shell, Trafigura, Tullow Oil

MOST IMPRESSIVE INFRASTRUCTURE BORROWER

Eiffarie – APRR

Nominees:

Fortum Sweden, Tank und Rast, Thames Tideway


Best Loan Arrangers


LOAN HOUSE OF THE YEAR

JP Morgan

Nominees:

BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC

BEST ARRANGER OF WESTERN EUROPEAN LOANS

BNP Paribas

Nominees:

Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan

BEST ARRANGER OF M&A LOANS

JP Morgan

Nominees:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Deutsche Bank

BEST ARRANGER OF MID-CAP LOANS

Commerzbank

Nominees:

Barclays, BNP Paribas, Lloyds

BEST ARRANGER OF PROJECT FINANCE LOANS

Crédit Agricole

Nominees:

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Société Générale, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

BEST ARRANGER OF TRADE FINANCE LOANS

Société Générale

Nominees:

BNP Paribas, HSBC, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp

BEST ARRANGER OF GERMAN LOANS

Deutsche Bank

Nominees:

Commerzbank, JP Morgan, UniCredit

BEST ARRANGER OF UK LOANS 

HSBC

Nominees:

Barclays, Lloyds, Royal Bank of Scotland

BEST ARRANGER OF FRENCH LOANS

BNP Paribas

Nominees:

Crédit Agricole, Natixis, Société Générale

BEST ARRANGER OF ITALIAN LOANS

Mediobanca

Nominees:

Intesa Sanpaolo, JP Morgan, UniCredit

BEST ARRANGER OF SPANISH LOANS 

Santander

Nominees:

BBVA, Citi, JP Morgan

BEST ARRANGER OF BENELUX LOANS

ING

Nominees:

ABN Amro, BNP Paribas, Rabobank

BEST ARRANGER OF NORDIC LOANS

SEB

Nominees:

Danske Bank, DnB Nor, Nordea

BEST ARRANGER OF TURKISH LOANS

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Nominees:

Citi, Deutsche Bank, Garanti Bank

BEST ARRANGER OF LOANS IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

UniCredit

Nominees:

Citi, ING, Société Générale

BEST ARRANGER OF LOANS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

Nominees:

HSBC, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Standard Chartered Bank

BEST ARRANGER OF LOANS IN AFRICA

Standard Chartered Bank

Nominees:

Barclays, Citi, Standard Bank

BEST LAW FIRM FOR SYNDICATED LOANS

Linklaters

Nominees:

Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Freshfields


Best Leveraged Finance Firms


BEST ARRANGER OF LEVERAGED LOANS

JP Morgan

Nominees: 

BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank

BEST INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR IN SENIOR LOANS

Alcentra

Nominees:

Babson, M&G

BEST MEZZANINE INVESTOR 

MV Credit (formerly MezzVest)

Nominees:

Goldman Sachs PIA, ICG, Park Square

BEST DISTRESSED LOAN INVESTOR

Strategic Value Partners

Nominees:

Anchorage, Oaktree

BEST PRIVATE EQUITY HOUSE

CVC

Nominees:

Advent International, Apollo, Cinven

BEST SECONDARY LOANS HOUSE

Credit Suisse

Nominees:

Barclays, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan

BEST LOAN RESTRUCTURING HOUSE

Houlihan Lokey

Nominee:

Rothschild


Private Placements


US PRIVATE PLACEMENT DEAL OF THE YEAR

Bunzl — $600m September 2015

Nominees:

Aliaxis $50m, EIF (Pio Pico project) $443m, ICG $384m, Tate & Lyle $400m, Markit $500m

SCHULDSCHEIN DEAL OF THE YEAR

ZF Friedrichshafen — €2.2bn January 2015

Nominees:

Aurubis €300m, Freenet €100m, Mann+Hummel €1.1bn

EURO PRIVATE PLACEMENT DEAL OF THE YEAR

Devoteam — €30m June 2015

Nominees:

Altrad €60m, Sonepar €220m

BEST ARRANGER OF US PRIVATE PLACEMENTS

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Nominees:

Barclays, Citi, HSBC, JP Morgan

BEST ARRANGER OF SCHULDSCHEINE

LBBW

Nominees:

BayernLB, Commerzbank, Helaba

BEST ARRANGER OF EURO PRIVATE PLACEMENTS

Société Générale

Nominees:

Crédit Agricole, Natixis

BEST PRIVATE PLACEMENT INVESTOR

Babson Capital

Nominees:

Axa, Generali

BEST LAW FIRM FOR PRIVATE PLACEMENTS

Morrison & Foerster

Nominees:

CMS, Linklaters, White & Case

BEST ADVISER FOR PRIVATE PLACEMENTS

Rothschild

Nominees:

Citi, Deloitte, Oddo & Cie, Royal Bank of Scotland

  • By GlobalCapital
  • 10 Feb 2016

Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 172,528.37 447 11.43%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 160,693.38 492 10.64%
3 Citi 96,418.79 281 6.39%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 85,288.18 310 5.65%
5 Mizuho 71,291.03 326 4.72%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,481.46 9 9.72%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 2,311.00 7 9.05%
3 Citi 1,786.67 6 7.00%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 1,489.50 4 5.83%
5 MUFG 1,349.82 5 5.29%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 5,388.55 35 7.45%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 5,167.13 26 7.14%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,163.07 27 7.14%
4 Goldman Sachs 4,132.89 22 5.71%
5 JPMorgan 4,083.96 19 5.65%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 17,156.20 81 7.00%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 14,626.10 73 5.97%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,982.20 42 5.71%
4 UniCredit 11,996.19 65 4.90%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 11,443.33 58 4.67%

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%