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5 Things to Know (5/20/19)

  • US companies are trying to stop speculative investors from calling events of default on leveraged loans to get payouts under CDS contracts at the expense of other lenders as investor activism rises.
  • The US leveraged loan market is a specific credit risk that warrants attention as companies continue to layer on increasing amounts of debt.
  • LPC’s Loan Market Scorecard provides a snapshot of key statistics in the leveraged loan and high yield bond markets.
  • Direct lending funds, which are providing capital to middle market companies in increasing amounts, are turning to fellow funds to reduce credit exposure.
  • Pemex US$8bn bank loan comes amid heavy investor uncertainty over the oil company’s debt load, but lenders wanting to maintain links with Pemex may have little choice but to commit to the financing.

More syndicated loan coverage on LoanConnector.

LPC’s Loan Market Scoreboard

QTD as of 17-May-2019
Leveraged Loan Volume: US$89.909bn
Leveraged Loan Pipeline: US$50.12bn
Institutional Loan Volume: US$54.25bn
Institutional Loan Pipeline: US$38.88bn
LBO Volume: US$22.376bn
High-Yield Bond Volume: US$31.7831bn

Full scoreboard available on LoanConnector