Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 8/2/2021

 2021 Leveraged loan issuance at US$722bn, up 63% YoY


As the delta variant threatens to destabilize US economic activity via a possible 4th wave the leveraged loan pipeline has seen an uptick as issuers move to bring deals to market before Labor Day.
Over US$224bn of leveraged deals hit the pipeline in July, of which US$66.3bn was recorded in the last week of the month.