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What to Watch (2/18/19)

  • Halfway through the first quarter, completed US syndicated loan volume is US$163.4bn so far, down 21% from the US$206.3bn reported at the same time last year.
  • Investors pulled US$472.4m from loan funds in the week ending February 13. It was the 13th straight week money was pulled from the funds.
  • Barely five weeks into the new year, green credit structures continue to gain traction. Nearly US$6bn in green and environmental, social and governance loan financings have worked through the global market.
  • The bulk of middle market institutional deals back M&A activity. Middle market fundraising has reached US$2.4bn so far in 2019 with US$26bn still in the pipeline.
  • New Fortress Energy will launch February 19 a US$750m term loan. Morgan Stanley is leading.

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