Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 1/17/2022

U.S. M&A Volume by Segment


Lenders cleared over US$619bn in US syndicated M&A loan volume in 2021 to mark the second highest annual total on record, just behind the US$648.5bn raised in 2018. The calendar was steady throughout both the first and second halves of the year with 2Q21 logging the second strongest quarterly results on record at just under US$186bn, and 4Q21 topping US$166bn to mark the fourth highest quarterly total on record.