Market Intersection: A Quarterly Look at the U.S. Credit Markets 2Q 2022
By The Finance Practice Group
US syndicated lending increased by 53% to US$788bn in the second quarter
US syndicated lending was up 53% to US$788bn in the second quarter even as inflation and rate hikes hurt some segments of the market. The investment grade market was the biggest driver of this increased activity, with lending jumping to US$343bn in 2Q22 from US$213bn in the first quarter. On a year-to-date basis, investment grade issuance was down 16%.
This report is part of a joint effort with Refinitiv LPC.