Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 4/10/2017

Cross border financings gain momentum as thin EMEA pricing attracts leveraged issuers

In a turn around from 2012-2013 market trends whereby European issuers tapped the US loan market in a bid to lock in thinner margins, a number of US leveraged issuers have turned to the European market early in 2017, to secure thinly priced deals. In contrast to the rising interest rate environment in the US, the European market is expected to keep interest rates low in the near term…