Bank Loan Market Overview- Historical Returns & Size

Introduction

Risk / Return Profile

Pricing & Covenants

Historical Returns & Size 

Recent Transactions

The Bank Loan Market has grown significantly since its inception in the early 1990’s; advancing from approximately $300 million to its current market size of $1.2 Trillion. Supply has also been steady, as tens of billions of new deals are issued every month.

Bank Loan Market Size (as of 12.31.11)

New Bank Loan Issue Volume (asof 2.29.12)