Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 11/17/2014

With just under $380 billion of loan issuance having been completed so far in 2014 and over $20 billion of additional volume in the pipeline, M&A issuance to date already exceeds full year 2013 totals, marking the third highest total on record (behind 2006 and 2007). Year to date,high grade M&A lending at over $142 billion of syndicated issuance(nearly $15 billion of additional deal flow is working its