Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 9/27/2021

2021 Sponsored leveraged loan issuance is US$493.4bn, up 120% YoY


Near the end of the 3Q21, sponsored leveraged loan issuance for the year is US$493.4bn, broken out between US$122.9bn of LBO volume and US$171.6bn of non-LBO volume. Issuance is up 120% over the same time period in 2020, and up 52% from FY2020 but still less than US$618bn of activity recorded in 2018.