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  • Nord Anglia tightens amid commitments rush

    International schools operator Nord Anglia has tightened pricing and accelerated the deadline on its $1.22bn-equivalent euro term loan, while up to six leveraged loans are due to close syndication at the end of the week.

    • 23 Jun 2017
  • Commercial banks prepared for length in Schuldschein market

    Increasing numbers of commercial banks are investing in seven year Schuldschein loans, as attractive pricing and allocation is luring the lenders further along the credit curve.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Gunvor Singapore wraps up dual trancher at $1.129bn

    A syndicated loan for Gunvor Singapore has been allotted, with more than 20 banks joining the mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners at the end of general syndication.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Garanti’s Dutch subsidiary scores oversubscribed loan

    GarantiBank International (GBI), a Dutch subsidiary of Turkiye Garanti Bankasi, has signed a $250m loan that was oversubscribed by 19 banks, according to a banker on the deal.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • Dunlop signs £45m direct lending deal with Permira for buyout

    Permira Debt Managers has sole-financed Liberty Hall Capital Partners’ $135m acquisition of UK aircraft tyre company Dunlop with a £45m loan, after closing its third direct lending fund at €2.1bn this week.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • Safetykleen launches another LBO to red hot market

    Safetykleen Europe, the surface treatment and chemical application services provider, has led a group of smaller new money deals to market this week. It held a bank meeting on Wednesday in London for its €455m seven year term loan ‘B’, backing Apax’s buyout from Warburg Pincus.

    • 19 Jun 2017
  • Andritz doubles target in lengthy Schuldschein offering

    Andritz, the Austrian machinery maker, raised €400m in a dual tranche Schuldschein transaction this week. The large size — with tenors of seven and 10 years — illustrates commercial banks' growing willingness to lend for long.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • Amazon uses rating-sensitive bridge for Whole Foods takeover

    Amazon is using a rating-sensitive bridge facility for its $13.7bn acquisition of Whole Foods, in the US loan market’s second largest transaction of 2017.

    • 19 Jun 2017
  • CVC buys two TMT firms, Blackstone agrees Celanese JV

    CVC flexed its buyout muscles again this week, buying two European tech companies for more than €1bn, while Blackstone has agreed to a joint venture for its recently acquired cigarette filter making business Rhodia Acetow with a unit of US chemicals firm Celanese.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • Permira closes third direct lending fund at €2.1bn

    Permira Debt Managers, the direct lending arm of Permira, has closed its third fund at €2.1bn, having already invested over 30% of the fund, including £375m for UK private members club Soho House.

    • 19 Jun 2017

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  • Slow and steady for Chinese loans expansion

    Chinese loan banks are appearing in more and more emerging market loan deals this year, as they race towards the loan market big league, but while their hunger for market share is evident, they're still taking a conservative approach.

    • 23 May 2017

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  • Loan Ranger: Christmas spirits

    The holiday season kicked off at the Loan Syndicate Managers’ Forum’s carol concert in London last week and, as usual, Canon David Parrott delighted the crowd with another lively sermon — though one banker risked life and limb by questioning the quality of the drinks served at the Commerzbank reception...

    • 19 Dec 2016

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Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 05 Jun 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 152,023.83 542 10.73%
2 JPMorgan 131,970.16 468 9.31%
3 Citi 95,638.59 284 6.75%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 76,462.12 373 5.40%
5 Deutsche Bank 66,070.01 232 4.66%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 23,530.61 67 7.96%
2 HSBC 20,994.25 74 7.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,490.14 49 6.93%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 15,076.29 72 5.10%
5 BNP Paribas 14,834.05 81 5.02%

Global Syndicated Loan Volume

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 05 Jun 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 152,023.83 542 10.73%
2 JPMorgan 131,970.16 468 9.31%
3 Citi 95,638.59 284 6.75%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 76,462.12 373 5.40%
5 Deutsche Bank 66,070.01 232 4.66%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 HSBC 3,237.06 6 25.64%
2 Citi 2,251.69 5 17.84%
3 JPMorgan 1,463.08 3 11.59%
4 First Abu Dhabi Bank 949.00 5 7.52%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 812.06 5 6.43%

Bookrunners of European Leveraged Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 12 Jun 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 10,231.82 32 7.84%
2 JPMorgan 8,649.53 32 6.63%
3 Deutsche Bank 7,504.04 42 5.75%
4 BNP Paribas 7,457.95 38 5.72%
5 Credit Suisse 6,678.77 32 5.12%

Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 Jun 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 22,181.26 60 8.33%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,693.49 47 7.77%
3 HSBC 20,036.65 67 7.52%
4 BNP Paribas 12,693.54 67 4.77%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 12,553.14 65 4.71%

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%