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The 18th Syndicated Loan and Leveraged Finance Awards nominations

By Silas Brown
18 Dec 2020

In November, GlobalCapital polled loan market participants for its 18th Syndicated Loan and Leveraged Finance Awards. The nominations are listed below, in alphabetical order. We will reveal the winners at a virtual event in February. Further details on the event will be laid out on our website in January. We congratulate the nominees.

For commercial considerations, please contact Daniel Elton at delton@euromoneyplc.com.  For editorial, please contact Silas Brown at silas.brown@globalcapital.com

DEALS OF THE YEAR

Deal of the Year

Airbus

€15bn March 2020


Ineos Styrolution

$4bn August 2020


Siemens

€15.2bn September 2020


ThyssenKrupp Elevator

$2.87bn and €3.02bn July 2020


Leveraged loan of the year

DP World

$9bn February 2020


Másmóvil

€3.2bn July 2020


ThyssenKrupp Elevator

$2.87bn and €3.02bn July 2020


Virgin Media-O2 merger

£4bn May 2020


M&A loan of the year

Ineos Styrolution

$4bn August 2020


Siemens

€15.2bn September 2020


ThyssenKrupp Elevator

$2.87bn and €3.02bn July 2020


Virgin Media-O2 merger

£4bn May 2020


Emerging market loan of the year

Galaxy Pipeline Assets

$7.96bn October 2020


Ghana Cocoa Board

$1.3bn September 2020


Mozambique LNG

$14.9bn July 2020


Qatar National Bank

$3.5bn October 2020


Infrastructure finance loan of the year

Dogger Bank Windfarm

£5.5bn November 2020


Galaxy Pipeline Assets

$7.96bn October 2020


Mozambique LNG

$14.9bn July 2020


Viridor Waste Management

£2.5bn September 2020



REGIONAL DEALS OF THE YEAR


UK and Irish deal of the year

BP $10bn April 2020

Ineos Styrolution $4bn August 2020

Tesco £2.5bn September 2020

Virgin Media-O2 merger £4bn May 2020


French deal of the year

Airbus €15bn March 2020

Alstom €3.9bn April 2020

Kersia €525m November 2020

Lactalis €10.5bn September 2020


German, Swiss and Austrian deal of the year

Daimler €12bn April 2020

Schülke €900m April 2020

Siemens €15.2bn September 2020

Traton €3.75bn July 2020


Italian deal of the year

Enel €5bn May 2020

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles €3.5bn April 2020

Leonardo €2bn May 2020

Telecom Italia €1.7bn May 2020


Iberian deal of the year

Amadeus IT €1bn May 2020

El Corte Inglés €1.31bn April 2020

Másmóvil €3.2bn July 2020

Rovensa €555m August 2020


Benelux deal of the year

Barentz €585m October 2020

Boels Rental €1.81bn June 2020

JDE Peet’s €500m July 2020

Royal Dutch Shell $7.2bn and €4.43bn April 2020        

    

Nordic deal of the year

AP Møller-Mærsk $5bn February 2020

EQT subscription credit facility €2.3bn June 2020

Telenor €2.1bn April 2020

UPM €750m March 2020


Central and eastern European deal of the year

Allegro Z6bn September 2020

Bina Istra €923m November 2020

Norilsk Nickel $3.8bn February 2020

PKN Orlen €1.75bn July 2020


Turkish deal of the year

Akbank $388m and €348.5m October 2020

Enerjisa Enerji €650m September 2020

Garanti BBVA $245.5m and €343m May 2020

Türk Eximbank $211m and €465.5m May 2020


Middle Eastern deal of the year

DP World $9bn February 2020

Galaxy Pipeline Assets $7.96bn October 2020

Qatar National Bank $3.5bn October 2020

Saudi Aramco $10bn May 2020


African deal of the year

AngloGold Ashanti $1bn April 2020

Egypt $2bn July 2020

Ghana Cocoa Board $1.3bn September 2020

Standard Bank $520m October 2020



BANK AWARDS


Loan house of the year

BNP Paribas

Credit Suisse

JP Morgan

Santander


Best bank at supporting clients during the Covid-19 pandemic

Barclays

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole

Santander


Best arranger of Leveraged loans

BNP Paribas

Deutsche Bank

Goldman Sachs

JP Morgan


Best arranger of M&A loans

Barclays

BNP Paribas

Citigroup

Goldman Sachs

JP Morgan


Best arranger of project finance loans

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole

Santander

Société Générale


Best arranger of trade finance loans

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole

HSBC

Société Générale


Best arranger of mid-cap loans

Bank of Ireland

Commerzbank

Lloyds Bank

NatWest Markets

UniCredit


Best arranger of green and ESG-linked loans

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole

ING

Natixis


Best secondary loans house

Barclays

Citigroup

Credit Suisse

JP Morgan


BANK REGIONAL AWARDS


Best arranger of western European loans

BNP Paribas

Deutsche Bank

JP Morgan

Santander


Best arranger of UK and Irish loans

Barclays

BNP Paribas

HSBC

Lloyds Bank

NatWest Markets


Best arranger of French loans

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole

Natixis

Société Générale


Best arranger of German, Swiss and Austrian loans

Commerzbank

Deutsche Bank

UniCredit


Best arranger of Italian loans

BNP Paribas

Citigroup

Crédit Agricole

Intesa Sanpaolo

UniCredit


Best arranger of Iberian loans

BBVA

CaixaBank

Santander

Best arranger of Benelux loans

ABN Amro

BNP Paribas

ING

Rabobank


Best arranger of Nordic loans

Danske Bank

DNB Markets

Nordea

SEB


Best arranger of loans in central and eastern Europe

ING

Raiffeisen Bank International

Société Générale

UniCredit


Best arranger of loans in Turkey

Akbank

Bank of America

Mizuho

Standard Chartered


Best arranger of loans in the Middle East

Deutsche Bank

First Abu Dhabi Bank

HSBC

Mizuho

Standard Chartered


Best arranger of African loans

Afreximbank

Rand Merchant Bank

Standard Bank

Standard Chartered


BEST ADVISERS, INVESTORS AND LAW FIRMS


Best corporate finance adviser

Deloitte

Houlihan Lokey

Lazard

Rothschild


Best law firm for syndicated loans

Allen & Overy

Clifford Chance

Dentons

Latham & Watkins

Linklaters


Best loan restructuring house

Alvarez & Marsal

Goldman Sachs

Houlihan Lokey

PJT Partners


Best institutional lender

Barings

Intermediate Capital Group

MV Credit

PGIM


Best subordinated debt investor


AlbaCore Capital Group

CVC

MV Credit

Park Square


Best distressed loan investor

Attestor

Davidson Kempner

Oaktree

Strategic Value Partners

By Silas Brown
18 Dec 2020