Bringing about increased efficiencies and standardisation

Developing Markets

Developing markets offer great opportunities as global dynamics shift, demand for their resources increases and new technologies evolve. At the LMA, we seek to bring about increased efficiencies and standardisation in developing markets, whilst educating our members about the opportunities and challenges they may face when operating in these regions.

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Uganda Seminar & Training

We are delighted to be returning to Uganda on Tuesday, 16 August to run a Seminar & Training day for LMA members. The day will cover the following hot topics: Introduction to the LMA's green, sustainable and social loan principles; The LMA's Africa Debenture; Legal hot topics panel; Commercial lending panel; and Libor discontinuance and what this means for USD lending. This event is free of charge and open to LMA Members and limited non-Members.

South Africa Conference & Training

We are holding our seventh annual conference in Johannesburg on 20 July 2022. This event will cover predominately the syndicated loan market in South Africa but also look to the wider Sub-Saharan Africa region as well. The following day we are running training for members as well.

The conferene is aimed at all professionals operating in the syndicated loan markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. As usual, the programme will feature senior loan market practitioners from local and pan-African commercial banks and DFIs, as well as non-banks, professional advisors and law firms active in the region.

MENA Update: Interview with Tonmoy Andalib

In the second of a series of interviews with senior market practitioners, Nick Voisey, Managing Director at the LMA, speaks to Tonmoy Andalib, Managing Director, Head of Loan Syndicate, Distribution & Portfolio Management, Global Corporate Finance, at FAB. They discussed how the MENA loan market is reacting to the current political and economic situation; how the market is progressing with ESG and what is the status of the market in terms of IBOR transition.

Video Content

LMA Developing Market Conference 2022 - CMS Kyiv Interview

Interview with Ihor Olekhov from CMS Kyiv


LMA Developing Market Conference 2022 - Miller Insurance Services LLP Interview

Interview with Farris Mellor from Miller Insurance Services LLP.


LMA Developing Market Conference 2022 - Baker McKenzie Interview

Interview with Nick Tostivin and Luka Lightfoot from Baker McKenzie


A developing markets outlook for 2022: trends and expectations

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