Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 7/5/2021

2Q21 M&A loan volume nearly 3 times year ago totals;
1H21 volume two times 1H20 results


Nearly US$175bn in M&A loan volume was completed in 2Q21, a 40% increase over 1Q21 results and almost three times the comparable year ago totals. The market completed almost US$300bn in M&A loan volume during the first six months of 2021, over two times year ago levels and the highest half year total in three years.