Latest investment grade loans news

  • Surteco debuts in Schuldschein market

    Surteco, a German plastics manufacturer, doubled its initial €100m deal size, entering the Schuldschein market to refinance the acquisition of Probos, and used additional demand to repay an existing US private placement.

    • 17 Oct 2017
  • Akka doubles up in buzzy Schuldschein mart

    French engineering services company Akka doubled its initial €200m launch size to just over €400m. With rising participation from Asian and European commercial bank lenders, issuers from the technology sector are finding higher levels of interest in the Schuldschein market.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Nestlé extends and replaces revolvers

    Swiss food and drinks company Nestlé extended and replaced €11bn worth of one and five year loans on Wednesday.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Konecranes debuts in Schuldschein market

    Crane maker Konecranes has launched its inaugural Schuldschein, following in the footsteps of its Finnish compatriot, food packager Huhtamäki.

    • 10 Oct 2017
  • Mann+Hummel’s green SSD swells on strong demand

    German filter maker Mann+Hummel has joined the flock of borrowers issuing green Schuldscheine, raising €400m with a multitranche deal that closed on Wednesday.

    • 05 Oct 2017
  • Hydro draws revolver for Sapa buy

    Norsk Hydro completed its buyout of fellow Norwegian aluminium producer Sapa, valued at Nkr27bn ($3.38bn) on Monday, drawing in part on its existing five year revolving credit facility.

    • 02 Oct 2017
  • ING’s loan syndication and sales VP leaves

    Henrik Ljungstrom has left his role on ING's loan syndicate and sales team after almost three years.

    • 27 Sep 2017
  • ANZ’s head of European loan syndications leaves

    Peter Ellemann has left his position as head of European loan syndications at ANZ Bank around a month ago, according to sources in the market.

    • 26 Sep 2017
  • Goshawk considers a further dollar Schuldscheine

    Irish aircraft lessor Goshawk is eyeing up a return to the Schuldschein market, less than a year after its $95m debut last October.

    • 25 Sep 2017
  • Northrop offered $8.5bn bridge for Orbital buy

    Northrop Grumman got an $8.5bn one year bridge loan for its acquisition of missile maker Orbital ATK this week amid growing consolidation in the aerospace and military industries.

    • 21 Sep 2017

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  • Qatari fears should not become paranoia

    Emerging market loan bankers are used to a little political drama but the recent spat between the Saudi-led group of six Arab states and Qatar has caused doubts about whether to engage in deals with Qatari exposure. This stance is understandable for pure Qatari credits but the penumbra of uncertainty has now spread to entities at one remove from Qatar. Banks should not be put off lending.

    • 10 Oct 2017

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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 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 310,270.57 1073 10.70%
2 JPMorgan 278,469.02 988 9.60%
3 Citi 193,818.19 606 6.68%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 158,232.94 729 5.46%
5 Barclays 113,761.01 485 3.92%

Bookrunners of Middle East and Africa Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 3,666.99 10 13.03%
2 Citi 3,086.50 9 10.97%
3 First Abu Dhabi Bank 2,760.98 12 9.81%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,875.20 6 6.66%
5 JPMorgan 1,496.41 4 5.32%

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 Marketed Syndicated Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 34,312.86 161 6.57%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,194.98 116 6.55%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,113.25 94 5.96%
4 BNP Paribas 27,479.75 167 5.26%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,982.83 136 4.59%

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%