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  • People moves in brief

    Santander hires European ABS trading head – Créd Ag shuffles CIB – Liquidnet appoints president

    • 14 Feb 2019
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    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Welsh housing association debuts in PPs

    Grŵp Cynefin, a housing association that manages properties in north Wales, has issued an inaugural sterling debt private placement.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Barry Callebaut plumps for safer Schuldschein, reaps big harvest

    Barry Callebaut has taken €600m across three tranches in one of the biggest international Schuldschein transactions in the last 12 months. The Belgian-French chocolate company now based in Switzerland had roadshowed for a public benchmark sustainable bond in November, but opted instead for its first Schuldschein deal, as the risks of execution in the public market were too great.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • Sixt enters Schuldschein for second time in six months

    German car leasing company Sixt has launched a Schuldschein with an initial size of €200m, according to two Schuldschein market participants.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • Ramirent eyes growth with loan refi

    Finland’s Ramirent has signed a €185m syndicated loan, early refinancing and increasing the amount of an existing loan as the construction equipment rental company looks to grow after a year of asset sales.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • Germany holds power for ESG loans to soar

    German borrowers are finally warming to the idea of taking out loans linked to environmental, sustainable and governance (ESG) targets, and a confluence of complementary factors could serve to strap a rocket to deal volumes.

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • Glatfelter switches dollar for euro debt

    The US’s Glatfelter has signed $648m-equivalent in revolving and term loans, with the specialty paper company planning to use the euro portion to buy back bonds.

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • Highgate joins ranks of private schools to enter US PP market

    Highgate School is marketing a US private placement (US PP), according to two US PP players. The market has become a home for private and public schools looking for long term financing.

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • Cadent Gas opts for US PPs

    Cadent Gas has entered the US private placement (US PP) market via Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Lloyds, according to market participants.

    • 11 Feb 2019

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 32,121.03 52 15.89%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 24,180.32 67 11.96%
3 Mizuho 9,935.55 34 4.92%
4 MUFG 9,018.01 64 4.46%
5 Wells Fargo Securities 8,066.57 36 3.99%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 MUFG 766.21 2 8.47%
1 First Abu Dhabi Bank 766.21 2 8.47%
1 BNP Paribas 766.21 2 8.47%
1 Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC 766.21 2 8.47%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 409.06 1 4.52%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 484.94 3 17.32%
1 BNP Paribas 484.94 3 17.32%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 194.57 2 6.95%
3 HSBC 194.57 2 6.95%
5 Natixis 174.13 2 6.22%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,045.16 4 18.58%
2 BNP Paribas 1,742.18 7 5.36%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,539.94 8 4.73%
4 MUFG 1,257.24 4 3.87%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,165.08 6 3.58%

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%