Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 10/2/2017

1-3Q17 Leveraged loan volume sets new record at $994Bn

Amid the traditional summer lull, US syndicated loan issuance slowed meaningfully in 3Q17 to push less than $475B through the market and boosting US totals to $1.75T for the first nine months of the year (and additional US$42B of clubbed loans have also been completed so far to bring US issuance to over $2Tr in 1-3Q17).