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    Gaab retires from Deutsche — Bank of America nabs FIG banker from Morgan Stanley — Credit Suisse bumps up IG trading team

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Lufthansa, VC Trade power move will pay off in Schuldschein digital battle

    German airline Lufthansa took a daring step in mid-March and decided to launch a Schuldschein transaction exclusively via the digital platform VC Trade. It has proved a shrewd move and will likely be game-changing for VC Trade in the battle for digital dominance.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Exclusivity pays off as Lufthansa sells SSD

    A bid by VC Trade, an emerging technology platform for the Schuldschein market, to overcome resistance and cement its position in the market appears to have paid off this week, as a deal for Lufthansa executed solely via the platform succeeded handsomely. This could prove a turning point for the use of tech in the Schuldschein sector and perhaps other corporate debt markets. Silas Brown reports.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Deutsche's former loan chief retires

    Matthias Gaab, Deutsche Bank's head of acquisition finance and investment grade loan origination for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, retired on April 1.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Loans in brief: 18/04/2019

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Kemira switches to sustainability bank facility

    Finnish chemical company Kemira has signed a €400m revolving credit facility, becoming the latest firm to switch its bank debt to sustainability-linked margins.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Kingspan makes €700m bid for Reticel assets

    Kingspan, an Irish insulation company, has made a €700m offer for two units of Belgium’s Recticel, but will sell one of them if the deal goes ahead.

    • 16 Apr 2019
  • SAINTS goes marching into US PP market

    The Scottish American Investment Co (SAINTS), an investment trust managed by Baillie Gifford, has raised £80m of debt in private placements.

    • 15 Apr 2019
  • Tired of posting collateral? Take a holiday, say banks to US corporates

    Some big, highly rated US companies have in the last few months begun to negotiate 'holidays' from their credit support annexes - the arrangements with banks that protect both sides when they engage in derivatives transactions.

    • 11 Apr 2019
  • Lenders put jumbo hopes aside amid mid-market bonanza

    German defence firm Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has signed a €350m loan, joining Port of Rotterdam and FEV Group in the market for similar sized deals amid a wave of mid-market activity in Europe.

    • 11 Apr 2019

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 111,311.05 252 12.68%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 88,506.25 276 10.09%
3 Citi 53,799.77 167 6.13%
4 Mizuho 53,140.63 263 6.06%
5 MUFG 45,516.74 402 5.19%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,213.69 5 11.29%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 1,909.62 6 9.74%
3 Citi 1,775.09 5 9.06%
4 African Export-Import Bank - Afreximbank 1,120.44 4 5.72%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 844.06 3 4.31%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 3,134.09 17 7.63%
2 Goldman Sachs 2,807.00 13 6.84%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,528.72 11 6.16%
4 Citi 2,239.46 7 5.45%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 2,223.61 14 5.42%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,525.35 30 7.25%
2 BNP Paribas 8,422.96 46 5.30%
3 UniCredit 8,389.55 43 5.28%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,298.69 30 5.22%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,837.68 40 4.93%

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%