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  • Nouryon, Fluidra continue repricing trend in leveraged loans

    Nouryon, Fluidra continue repricing trend in leveraged loans

    Dutch chemicals giant Nouryon is attempting an elephantine repricing of a €5.6bn loan. Nouryon is following Spanish Fluidra, a pool manufacturer, which announced a €300m repricing on Tuesday, and UK-based data company Refinitiv, which set a more favourable price for its €2.33bn loan last week.

  • Röhm buyout loan returns to syndication

    Röhm buyout loan returns to syndication

    Advent’s buyout of German chemicals company’s Evonik’s acrylic unit last year is still haunting the leveraged loan market. The banks are relaunching syndication of €977m and $612m of term loan Bs, hoping that investors will find the credit more attractive this time around than when it was first syndicated.

  • Wafer-thin margins for giant Froneri financing

    Wafer-thin margins for giant Froneri financing

    Froneri, a PAI Partners-backed ice cream company, is syndicating the financing for its acquisition of Nestlé’s US ice cream business, raising €5.7bn-equivalent of first and second lien debt across three currencies.

  • D Glasfaser signs €1.8bn but German lending outlook bleak

    D Glasfaser signs €1.8bn but German lending outlook bleak

    Germany’s Deutsche Glasfaser, a fibre cable company, has almost tripled its bank credit facility up to €1.8bn. But the country’s development bank, KfW, warned that lethargic lending growth will continue in Europe’s biggest economy.

  • Asia grows its influence in European private debt

    Asia grows its influence in European private debt

    Gradually over the past decade, Asian investors have become more and more important to European corporate private debt markets, to the point where they are now often indispensable. Asian borrowers have been slower to appear, but are now arriving. However, while these arrivals have largely benefited these markets, they have introduced a few complications.

  • LMA to guide banks on how to avoid greenwashing in sustainable loans

    LMA to guide banks on how to avoid greenwashing in sustainable loans

    The loan market’s trade bodies are preparing to give new guidance about how to ensure sustainability-linked loans — in which borrowers can get a margin reduction if they hit sustainability targets — are genuinely “ambitious”. Bankers want to protect the market from rising concerns that some deals’ terms are too easy on the borrowers.

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
1 1.43 6 12.62%
2 1.16 6 10.21%
3 0.91 4 8.08%
4 0.83 4 7.36%
5 0.80 3 7.07%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
1 60.84 264 7.99%
2 47.68 243 6.26%
3 35.73 111 4.69%
4 34.28 171 4.50%
5 33.71 188 4.43%