Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 5/16/2022

US LBO activity remains healthy,
with volume totaling US$19.5bn so far this quarter


LBO activity has remained steady despite persistent headwinds in the financial markets this year. Refinitiv LPC has tracked roughly US$19.5bn in completed syndicated and clubbed US LBO volume so far this quarter, after 1Q22 saw US$52.8bn in volume.
1Q22’s level made it the fourth consecutive quarter reaching the US$50bn plateau, the first time that feat had ever been accomplished.