Rates Remain Attractive
Average margins were lower compared with the same time last year, where institutional loans priced tighter in the third quarter in both the US and Europe. US institutional loans priced on average at Libor+ 382 basis point (bps), 55 bps below an average of Libor+ 437 bps that was available in the market during the same period last year. But slightly wider than the 377 bps and 379 bps in the second and first quarters on 2021 respectively.
Institutional loans in Europe had followed a similar trend with third quarter pricing widening by 59 bps to Libor/Euribor+ 408 bps a year ago as well as up from Libor+ 396 bps in the second quarter, and 372 bps in the first.
More topics covered in the report:
- Easing up: The Great Capital Market Rush is starting to flow
- M&A War-Chest Filing Up
- Transatlantic Champions: Construction and Retail
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