US Loans Smallest Since 2000

Clouse, Carol
August 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;8/10/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p19
The article reports on the decline of the average size of a U.S. syndicated loan facility dropped to 368.3 million U.S. dollars in 2009. According to Dealogic, the loan facilty dropped 57 percent from the 455.7 million U.S. dollars average for the same period in 2008, which marks the lowest year-to-date average size for U.S. syndicated loans since 2000. Six of the ten leading U.S. industries for syndicated loan issuance posted declines in average deal size in 2009 compared to 2008.


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