Debtwire Middle-Market – 1/24/2022

Jumbo loan buy-out financings make up increased share of market in 2021


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Leveraged loan and high-yield bond issuance backing buy-outs set a record in 2021, increasing 95% over the 2020 figure to USD 240.3bn. Leveraged loans accounted for USD 212.7bn of issuance, up 98% from last year, while HY bonds made up the remaining USD 27.6bn for a year-over-year (YoY) gain of 75%.