Latest leveraged loan news

  • 3i inaugurates US infrastructure branch with Smart Carte stake

    UK-based private equity firm 3i announced its first investment in the US infrastructure sector on Monday. It has chosen Minnesota’s Smart Carte, an equipment vendor for the travel and leisure industry.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • CVC goes Dutch with two unitranches and reprices Corialis

    CVC has made two unitranche loans in the Netherlands, to Voogd & Voogd and Berning, amid busy activity in leveraged debt markets of all kinds.

    • 13 Oct 2017
  • Inovyn’s 225bp margin stuns lev loan mart

    Chlorvinyls firm Inovyn, a subsidiary of chemicals group Ineos, was on course to shave 150bp from its 2024 term loans in a repricing on Thursday. But market participants warned that the trade betrays signs of a lack of discipline in the market.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Catalonia: ‘Markets fear violence, not our independence’

    Bond markets remain sanguine about the declaration of independence by Catalonia's president Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday, but that could change sharply if Spain clamps down with force.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • ABN Amro hires former IKB director for new levfin role in Germany

    Dominik Felsmann has landed a job at ABN Amro as head of leveraged finance Germany. The bank has also named Arjan Van Rijn as global head of leveraged finance origination.

    • 10 Oct 2017
  • UPC and Belron bring €1bn-plus loans as multi-currency leveraged deals surge

    UPC Holding, the telecoms company owned by Liberty Global, and UK car glass specialist Belron announced multi-currency term loan offerings on Tuesday.

    • 10 Oct 2017
  • DomusVi bags 325bp margin for LBO loan amid repricings

    Europe’s leveraged loan market was set for more than €4bn of offerings this week, as borrowers revel in friendly pricing conditions. Large facilities such as the €1bn loan for DomusVi that was launched on Monday could achieve the tightest prices, said bankers.

    • 09 Oct 2017
  • Altice and SFR dial in jumbo levloans

    The leveraged loan market is showing no sign of slowing after a September filled with jumbo deals as French telecoms companies Altice and its subsidiary SFR join the fray with transactions of more than €1bn.

    • 05 Oct 2017
  • Football clubs eye return to funding mainstream

    Football clubs have become revenue generating machines, and with the English Premier League set to ban clubs from borrowing from non-Financial Conduct Authority regulated institutions starting next year, GlobalCapital investigates how some of the Premier League’s biggest teams fund their operations.

    • 05 Oct 2017
  • Corialis and Tekni-Plex chip away at margins

    Leveraged borrowers turned the pricing screws on lenders on Thursday with Belgium’s Corialis looking to shave off a combined 125bp off existing loans while US firm Tekni-Plex has reversed flexed its dollar and euro facility.

    • 05 Oct 2017

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Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 17,273.45 69 7.09%
2 BNP Paribas 15,649.19 99 6.42%
3 Goldman Sachs 13,736.97 57 5.64%
4 HSBC 12,718.21 83 5.22%
5 Deutsche Bank 12,330.52 72 5.06%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 5,988.32 51 7.85%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,669.99 45 7.43%
3 Deutsche Bank 5,047.48 51 6.61%
4 Credit Suisse 4,633.16 52 6.07%
5 Barclays 4,263.74 37 5.59%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 29,820.93 232 10.58%
2 Citi 23,746.29 188 8.42%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,954.16 203 8.14%
4 Goldman Sachs 20,887.87 148 7.41%
5 Barclays 19,256.47 129 6.83%