SMBC Group is one of the most active lead arrangers and underwriters of leveraged buy-out loans (LBOs) in Europe.
The leverage finance team offers fully underwritten capital solutions to both private equity and corporate customers through senior, super senior, second lien, unitranche and high yield bond financings. This broad product set enables the bank to provide finance solutions for both mid-market and large-cap transactions.
SMBC Group applies an integrated approach to leveraged finance through originating and structuring new transactions, as well as managing an existing portfolio of around 150 European companies for over 90 financial sponsors.
A dedicated team of 70 professionals in London, Paris and Frankfurt cover deal origination, execution and portfolio management.