J.P. Morgan Leads Lending During First Quarter of 2001

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Loan Pricing Corporation

    NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- J.P. Morgan was the leading bank loan
 lender during the first quarter of 2001, arranging $76.50 billion in loans to
 U.S. companies, as well as the leading lender to leveraged companies tallying
 $12.11 billion, according to Loan Pricing Corporation, a New York City-based
 firm that analyzes the global bank loan and high-yield bond markets.
 Citibank/Salomon Smith Barney was second in overall lending, with $30.35
 billion, followed by Bank of America ($30.16 billion), BANK ONE Corp. ($12.85
 billion) and Credit Suisse First Boston ($9.85 billion), according to LPC.
 
     Loan Pricing Corporation's First Quarter 2001 Lead Arranger League Table
 
                                            Lead Arranger    No. of    Market
     Rank Bank Holding Company                  Volume        Deals    Share
     1   J.P. Morgan                       $76,502,560,000     99       38%
     2   Citibank/Salomon Smith Barney      30,350,187,500     55       15%
     3   Bank of America                    30,164,887,000    122       15%
     4   BANK ONE Corporation               12,846,400,000     36        6%
     5   Credit Suisse First Boston          9,853,500,000     17        5%
     6   FleetBoston                         6,832,600,000     42        3%
     7   Merrill Lynch & Company             4,790,000,000      7        2%
     8   Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown           3,608,889,100     20        2%
     9   BNP Paribas                         2,783,000,000      8        1%
     10  First Union Corporation             2,392,900,000     19        1%
 
     J.P. Morgan grabbed the top spot in LPC's Leveraged League Table, logging
 $12.11 billion in volume during the first quarter of 2001, followed by Bank of
 America, ($9.52 billion), Credit Suisse Fist Boston ($4.87 billion),
 Citibank/Salomon Smith Barney ($3.56 billion) and FleetBoston ($3.49 billion).
 Leveraged loans, which often back M&A transactions and leveraged buyouts, have
 been prized by banks because of the hefty interest rates and fees often paid
 by borrowers on those loans.
 
     Loan Pricing Corporation's First Quarter 2001 Leveraged Lead Arranger
     League Table
                                             Lead Arranger   No. of    Market
     Rank Bank Holding Company                   Volume       Deals    Share
     1   J.P. Morgan                       $12,112,300,000     31       23%
     2   Bank of America                     9,518,065,000     61       18%
     3   Credit Suisse First Boston          4,871,000,000     12        9%
     4   Citibank/Salomon Smith Barney       3,557,687,500     14        7%
     5   FleetBoston                         3,487,600,000     26        7%
     6   Bank of New York Company            2,257,000,000      6        4%
     7   Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown           2,143,639,100     15        4%
     8   Merrill Lynch & Company             2,040,000,000      4        4%
     9   General Electric Capital            1,290,000,000      6        2%
    10   Toronto Dominion Bank               1,141,500,000      3        2%
 
     Loan Pricing Corporation, based in New York, collects, analyzes and
 publishes loan data in databases and publications including DealScan(R), a
 database of nearly $5 trillion in C&I loans since 1985, LoanConnector, a
 real-time loan syndications and news service, and Gold Sheets, the industry's
 leading weekly publication of loan news, data and analysis.  LPC has available
 for publication specific data, league tables and analysis on numerous
 industries, including media/communications, healthcare, oil & gas, real
 estate, supermarkets and financial concerns. Borrowing information on specific
 companies also is available.  Info: 212-489-5455 or info@loanpricing.com.  On
 the Web:  http://www.loanpricing.com/ LPC is a Reuters company.
 
 

SOURCE Loan Pricing Corporation
    NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- J.P. Morgan was the leading bank loan
 lender during the first quarter of 2001, arranging $76.50 billion in loans to
 U.S. companies, as well as the leading lender to leveraged companies tallying
 $12.11 billion, according to Loan Pricing Corporation, a New York City-based
 firm that analyzes the global bank loan and high-yield bond markets.
 Citibank/Salomon Smith Barney was second in overall lending, with $30.35
 billion, followed by Bank of America ($30.16 billion), BANK ONE Corp. ($12.85
 billion) and Credit Suisse First Boston ($9.85 billion), according to LPC.
 
     Loan Pricing Corporation's First Quarter 2001 Lead Arranger League Table
 
                                            Lead Arranger    No. of    Market
     Rank Bank Holding Company                  Volume        Deals    Share
     1   J.P. Morgan                       $76,502,560,000     99       38%
     2   Citibank/Salomon Smith Barney      30,350,187,500     55       15%
     3   Bank of America                    30,164,887,000    122       15%
     4   BANK ONE Corporation               12,846,400,000     36        6%
     5   Credit Suisse First Boston          9,853,500,000     17        5%
     6   FleetBoston                         6,832,600,000     42        3%
     7   Merrill Lynch & Company             4,790,000,000      7        2%
     8   Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown           3,608,889,100     20        2%
     9   BNP Paribas                         2,783,000,000      8        1%
     10  First Union Corporation             2,392,900,000     19        1%
 
     J.P. Morgan grabbed the top spot in LPC's Leveraged League Table, logging
 $12.11 billion in volume during the first quarter of 2001, followed by Bank of
 America, ($9.52 billion), Credit Suisse Fist Boston ($4.87 billion),
 Citibank/Salomon Smith Barney ($3.56 billion) and FleetBoston ($3.49 billion).
 Leveraged loans, which often back M&A transactions and leveraged buyouts, have
 been prized by banks because of the hefty interest rates and fees often paid
 by borrowers on those loans.
 
     Loan Pricing Corporation's First Quarter 2001 Leveraged Lead Arranger
     League Table
                                             Lead Arranger   No. of    Market
     Rank Bank Holding Company                   Volume       Deals    Share
     1   J.P. Morgan                       $12,112,300,000     31       23%
     2   Bank of America                     9,518,065,000     61       18%
     3   Credit Suisse First Boston          4,871,000,000     12        9%
     4   Citibank/Salomon Smith Barney       3,557,687,500     14        7%
     5   FleetBoston                         3,487,600,000     26        7%
     6   Bank of New York Company            2,257,000,000      6        4%
     7   Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown           2,143,639,100     15        4%
     8   Merrill Lynch & Company             2,040,000,000      4        4%
     9   General Electric Capital            1,290,000,000      6        2%
    10   Toronto Dominion Bank               1,141,500,000      3        2%
 
     Loan Pricing Corporation, based in New York, collects, analyzes and
 publishes loan data in databases and publications including DealScan(R), a
 database of nearly $5 trillion in C&I loans since 1985, LoanConnector, a
 real-time loan syndications and news service, and Gold Sheets, the industry's
 leading weekly publication of loan news, data and analysis.  LPC has available
 for publication specific data, league tables and analysis on numerous
 industries, including media/communications, healthcare, oil & gas, real
 estate, supermarkets and financial concerns. Borrowing information on specific
 companies also is available.  Info: 212-489-5455 or info@loanpricing.com.  On
 the Web:  http://www.loanpricing.com/ LPC is a Reuters company.
 
 SOURCE  Loan Pricing Corporation