Latest emerging markets loans news

  • Polymetal emerges from Russian sanctions rubble

    Mining company Polymetal has converted an existing $80m bilateral credit facility with ING into a sustainability linked loan. It is the first loan market activity from Russia since the US announced a fresh round of sanctions against some of the country’s oligarchs.

    • 06:45 PM
  • Fiat India cuts price of old loan after successful car debut

    Fiat India Automobiles, the India-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Italy’s FCA Group, has cut the price of a $250m old project loan by converting it into a corporate finance deal.

    • 12:00 PM
  • UAF makes quick return for HK$1.6bn borrowing

    United Asia Finance, a personal loan provider in Hong Kong, is making a quick return for a HK$1.6bn ($203m) term loan, just two months after sealing its last borrowing.

    • 11:45 AM
  • Vakifbank shrugs off downgrade to maintain loan status quo

    Turkey’s Vakifbank has signed a dual tranche loan totalling $1.3bn-equivalent, in line with its domestic rivals, despite Moody’s taking the axe to the bank’s ratings last month.

    • 11:00 AM
  • Albaraka Turk ramps up Islamic loan in syndication

    Turkish participation bank Albaraka Turk added around $100m to its murabaha loan during syndication after signing the final deal at $318m-equivalent.

    • 11:00 AM
  • LMA launches new ECA documentation

    The Loan Market Association launched a recommended facility agreement for export finance loans supported by an export credit agency on Wednesday.

    • 25 Apr 2018
  • Iberdrola Mexico gets green loan first

    Iberdrola’s Mexican subsidiary became the first company to close a green loan in the country this week, with BBVA continuing its determined push into sustainable finance by leading the deal.

    • 25 Apr 2018
  • Polymetal emerges from Russian sanctions rubble with loan switch

    Mining company Polymetal has converted an existing $80m bilateral credit facility with ING into a sustainability-linked loan. It is the first loan market activity from Russia since the US announced a fresh round of sanctions against some of the country’s oligarchs.

    • 25 Apr 2018
  • Aspen gives shot in the arm to foundering African loan volumes

    South Africa’s Aspen Pharmaceuticals has mandated banks to arrange a refinancing exercise, according to two bankers away from the top line, as African loan bankers face a meagre pipeline of business following lower first quarter volumes than the same period last year.

    • 24 Apr 2018
  • Dutch duo EM loan fund hits $250m

    The investment arm of Dutch agency FMO and NN Investment Partners has raised $250m in its first round of fundraising for an emerging and frontier market loan fund, surpassing the minimum target by 25%.

    • 24 Apr 2018

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all loans league tables

Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 127,376.76 354 11.00%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 123,119.59 379 10.64%
3 Citi 65,208.28 197 5.63%
4 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 60,891.48 420 5.26%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 54,142.80 245 4.68%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 2,550.00 4 10.16%
2 JPMorgan 2,426.50 4 9.67%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 2,273.16 5 9.06%
4 Mizuho 2,238.89 4 8.92%
5 HSBC 2,100.00 4 8.37%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 5,236.90 23 6.24%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,129.09 18 6.11%
3 UniCredit 5,090.85 26 6.06%
4 Barclays 5,053.31 13 6.02%
5 BNP Paribas 4,910.75 20 5.85%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 24,749.48 24 10.68%
2 Citi 15,693.04 32 6.77%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,413.17 40 6.22%
4 Deutsche Bank 13,118.70 35 5.66%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,117.87 27 5.23%

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%