The 17th Syndicated Loan and Leveraged Finance Awards nominations

In November, GlobalCapital polled loan market participants for its 17th Syndicated Loan and Leveraged Finance Awards. The nominations are listed below, in alphabetical order. We will reveal the winners at the Awards Dinner, to be held on February 12, 2020, in London. For details on attending the event, please contact Daniel Elton at delton@euromoneyplc.com or by calling +44 20 7779 7305

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Deal of the year

Infineon Technologies €6.6bn and $3.3bn June 2019

London Stock Exchange Group $9.325bn and €3.58bn September 2019

Merlin Entertainments $1.38bn, €1.45bn and £1.185bn October 2019

ZF Friedrichshafen €7.3bn March 2019

Leveraged loan of the year        

BCA Marketplace €534bn and £1.06bn September 2019

MasMovil Holdphone €1.7bn May 2019

Merlin Entertainments $1.38bn, €1.45bn and £1.185bn October 2019

Nestlé Skin Health $2.56bn, €971m and Sfr500m July 2019

M&A loan of the year

London Stock Exchange Group $9.325bn and €3.58bn September 2019

Infineon Technologies €6.6bn and $3.3bn June 2019

ZF Friedrichshafen €7.3bn March 2019

Emerging market loan of the year

Czech Gas Networks Investments €645m and Ckr33.35bn April 2019

IHS Holding $1bn September 2019

Public Investment Fund $10bn October 2019

Infrastructure finance loan of the year

Beatrice Offshore Windfarm £2.54bn July 2019

CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings £820m December 2018

SFR FTTH €1.93bn March 2019

UK and Irish deal of the year

GlaxoSmithKline $5b and £3.5bn January 2019

LGC Science Group €570.6m, $417.1m and £50m July 2019

London Stock Exchange Group $9.325bn and €3.58bn September 2019

Merlin Entertainments $1.38bn, €1.45bn and £1.185bn October 2019

French deal of the year

Capgemini €5.4bn August 2019

Dassault Systèmes €4.75bn July 2019

EssilorLuxottica €8bn Jul 2019

Publicis Groupe $900m and €2.3bn June 2019

German, Swiss and Austrian deal of the year

Axel Springer €850m November 2019

Infineon Technologies €6.6bn and $3.3bn June 2019

Wintershall $2.1bn and €4.6bn March 2019

ZF Friedrichshafen €7.3bn March 2019

Italian deal of the year 

CNH Industrial €4bn March 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles €6.25bn March 2019

Prysmian €1bn April 2019

Iberian deal of the year

Cellnex Telecom £2bn November 2019

Grifols $3bn and €1.36bn November 2019

Testa €1.94bn May 2019

Benelux deal of the year

ArcelorMittal $7bn June 2019

Solvay €2bn January 2019

UCB $2.07bn October 2019

Nordic deal of the year

Ahlsell €2.06bn March 2019

Amer Sports €2.015bn March 2019

Fortum €8.3bn October 2019

Sector Alarm €690m June 2019

Central and eastern European deal of the year

CTP Industrial Property €1.89bn June 2019

Rusal $1.085bn October 2019

Sazka €1.4bn July 2019

Uralkali $1.45bn May 2019

Turkish deal of the year

Akbank $812m October 2019

Türkiye Varlık Fonu €1bn March 2019

Ziraat Bankasi $1.423bn March 2019

Middle Eastern deal of the year

Emirates Global Aluminium $6.545bn January 2019

Mubadala Investment $2bn May 2019

Public Investment Fund $10bn October 2019

WhiteSands Pipeline $3.275bn February 2019

African deal of the year

Ghana Cocoa Board $300m March 2019

IHS Holding $1bn September 2019

Sonangol $1.5bn February 2019

Loan house of the year

Bank of America

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole

Goldman Sachs

HSBC

JP Morgan

Best arranger of leveraged loans

BNP Paribas

Deutsche Bank

Goldman Sachs

JP Morgan

Best arranger of M&A loans

Bank of America

Citi

Deutsche Bank

JP Morgan

Morgan Stanley

Best arranger of project finance loans

BNP Paribas  

Crédit Agricole

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

Natixis

Santander

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Best arranger of trade finance loans

ABN Amro

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole

HSBC

Natixis

Standard Chartered

Best arranger of mid-cap loans

Bank of Ireland

Commerzbank

Lloyds

UniCredit

Best arranger of green and ESG-linked loans

BBVA

BNP Paribas

ING

Natixis

Best secondary loans house

Barclays

Citi

Credit Suisse

JP Morgan

Best arranger of western European loans

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole

Credit Suisse

JP Morgan

UniCredit

Best arranger of UK and Irish loans

Barclays

HSBC

Lloyds

Natwest

Best arranger of French loans

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole

Natixis

Société Générale

Best arranger of German, Swiss and Austrian loans

Commerzbank

Deutsche Bank

JP Morgan

UniCredit

Best arranger of Italian loans

BNP Paribas

Intesa Sanpaolo

Mediobanca

UniCredit

Best arranger of Iberian loans

BBVA

ING

Santander

Société Générale

Best arranger of Benelux loans

ABN Amroo

ING

KBC

Rabobank

Best arranger of Nordic loans

Danske Bank

DNB

Nordea

SEB

Best arranger of loans in central and eastern Europe

Citi

Commerzbank

ING

UniCredit

Best arranger of loans in Turkey

Bank of America

Emirates NBD

HSBC

Standard Chartered

Best arranger of loans in the Middle East

Citi

Emirates NBD

First Abu Dhabi Bank

HSBC

Standard Chartered

Best arranger of African loans

Absa

Nedbank

Standard Bank

Standard Chartered

Best corporate finance adviser

Goldman Sachs

Lazard

Rothschild

Best law firm for syndicated loans

Allen & Overy

Clifford Chance

Latham Watkins

Linklaters

Best loan restructuring house

Houlihan Lokey

Lazard

Rothschild

Best institutional lender

Alcentra

Ares Management

Barings

CVC

Best subordinated debt investor

GIC

Goldman Sachs

MV Credit

Park Square

Best distressed loan investor

Anchorage

CVC

Davidson Kemper

SVP