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  • Loan Ranger Special: Mac’s press-up prowess

    Loan Ranger has dusted off his stetson because something happened at the Loan Market Association’s annual syndicated loan conference that he had never seen before in all his many years covering the loan market: public exercise that wasn’t dancing in Harry’s Bar at 2am after a drinks event.

    • 27 Sep 2018
  • Loan Ranger: Christmas spirits

    The holiday season kicked off at the Loan Syndicate Managers’ Forum’s carol concert in London last week and, as usual, Canon David Parrott delighted the crowd with another lively sermon — though one banker risked life and limb by questioning the quality of the drinks served at the Commerzbank reception...

    • 19 Dec 2016
  • Loan Ranger: wintry chill

    Last week began with a cheery festive glow but soon changed to a cold chill once discussion turned to the challenges facing the market in 2017.

    • 12 Dec 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Love letter to loans

    In light of the LMA’s 20th anniversary, the Ranger would like to say that no matter how times change and irrespective of any fancy products challenging the norm, the loan will always be dear to us.

    • 05 Dec 2016
  • Loan Ranger: keep calm and carry on

    Loan market participants proved that whatever the circumstances — Brexit, US elections, European elections, Ed Balls being kicked out of Strictly Come Dancing — they remain a cordial and friendly band.

    • 28 Nov 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Schuldscheine scramble for sun beds

    If the Schuldschein market were to go on a package summer holiday, the Ranger knows who would get all the best seats around the swimming pool.

    • 21 Nov 2016
  • Loan Ranger: What election?

    The world is grasping at the meaning of a Trump presidency. As snippets of policy dribble out of the Trump machine, financial markets roll and pitch in retort, while that placid pond of liquidity, the EMEA loan market, remains calm.

    • 14 Nov 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Electric election

    This is a rather tumultuous week for the United States. Thankfully, the European loan market is insulated from world events - a serene pool of readily available capital, though one where people have some rather strong views.

    • 07 Nov 2016
  • Loan Ranger: the need for speed

    In this week’s chapter we offer an olive branch to a contact who has been the focus of much negative attention as a result of some risky cycling. The Ranger would also like to raise a toast to a dear colleague who has recently left.

    • 31 Oct 2016
  • Loan Ranger: Yodelayheehoo!

    As bankers traversed the Alps and whizzed down rollercoasters last week, the Ranger prepared for the GlobalCapital's 2017 Loan Awards, testing out some new ideas on the market with mixed results.

    • 24 Oct 2016

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 327.88 1495 8.47%
2 Citi 300.87 1281 7.78%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 257.92 1081 6.67%
4 Barclays 234.22 962 6.05%
5 HSBC 189.93 1042 4.91%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 37.08 171 7.23%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 35.71 154 6.96%
3 JPMorgan 29.35 74 5.72%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 24.21 68 4.72%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23.67 111 4.61%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 10.13 66 9.88%
2 Morgan Stanley 9.41 44 9.17%
3 Goldman Sachs 8.72 45 8.50%
4 Citi 6.74 52 6.57%
5 UBS 5.32 30 5.19%