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5 Things to Know (8/19/19)

  • Foreign investors in the US direct lending market risk exposure to higher costs compared with US counterparts when putting money to work in the maze-like fund structures.
  • Total Safety made a series of investor-friendly changes to a US$330m acquisition term loan, including selling the debt at a steep discount to snare commitments.
  • LPC’s Loan Market Scorecard provides a snapshot of key statistics in the leveraged loan and high yield bond markets.
  • The private debt market has been immune to the covenant-lite trend, but a recent spike in so-called covenant-loose lending suggests funds are seeking more aggressive terms.
  • Ternium Brasil has obtained commitments from a group of banks for a US$500m term loan A. BBVA, BNP Paribas, BAML and Credit Agricole led the transaction.

More syndicated loan coverage on LoanConnector.

Refinitiv LPC’s Loan Market Scoreboard

QTD as of 22-Aug-2019
Leveraged Loan Volume: US$99.62bn
Leveraged Loan Pipeline: US$35.13bn
Institutional Loan Volume: US$63.09bn
Institutional Loan Pipeline: US$25.38bn
LBO Loan Volume: US$22.99bn
High-Yield Bond Volume: US$32.427bn

Full scoreboard available on LoanConnector