Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 12/13/2021

Middle market syndicated M&A volume reaches US$49.2bn year-to-date


Middle market syndicated loan M&A volume has reached US$49.2bn year-to-date, surpassing the US$46.1bn and US$44.4bn posted in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
The last three quarters have been particularly busy on the back of buoyant M&A activity, with loan volume climbing to US$14.5bn in the current quarter, far outpacing the US$6.75bn issued in the same period last year.