Following an active summer, September continues the trend of strong issuance in the leveraged finance market. As Deutsche Bank prepares to meet with the industry’s leading issuers and investors at their 24th annual Leveraged Finance conference at the end of the month, the focus is on whether the pace of activity will continue in the fourth quarter.
Mark Fedorcik, Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Americas
For now, all signs point to yes. With the stabilization of oil prices and a belief that rates will remain low for the foreseeable future, investors remain hungry and investors are happy to satiate their appetite.
combined experience among Senior Leveraged Finance Business leaders
US high-yield issuance this month is on track to surpass the same period last year and the year-to-date total is at $175 Billion (LCD as of Sept 22, 2016). Deutsche Bank continues to perform well globally, ranking first in global high yield issuance (Thomson One as of Sept 22, 2016 ) and second in global institutional leveraged loan issuance (Thomson One as of Sept 22, 2016 ).