- 28 November 2018Snapshot on outlook for the Developing Markets
We spoke to Michael Foundethakis, Partner at Baker McKenzie, at our annual Conference in London. Michael discusses the outlook for the Developing Markets, including lender appetite, the role of DFIs and ECAs, and geographical and product trends.
- 12 October 2018Snapshot on outlook for the leveraged loan market
The LMA spoke to Edward Eyerman, Managing Director, Leveraged Finance, EMEA at Fitch Ratings following its 2018 Syndicated Loans Conference in London. Edward discusses credit covenant standards, how the leveraged market is performing in comparison to other risk assets and the changing investor base.
- 25 April 2018Snapshot on the Outlook for the Developing Markets
We spoke to Nick Tostivin and Wildu du Plessis, Partners at Baker McKenzie, following our 2018 Developing Markets Conference. Nick and Wildu discuss the outlook for the Developing Markets, including lender appetite and geographical, borrower and product trends.
- 19 September 2017Snapshot on the Outlook for the Global Economy
We spoke to Trevor Williams, Chair of the IEA Shadow Monetary Policy Committee and Economic Consultant at TW Research, following our 2017 annual Syndicated Loans Conference. Trevor discusses the impact of macro-economic and political risks on the economy and what will happen to interest rates.
- 19 September 2017Snapshot on a Borrower's Perspective on the Loan Product
We spoke to Yves Gerster, Global Treasury & Shared Services Director at Dufry, following our 2017 annual Syndicated Loans Conference. Yves gave his views on the relationship bank financing model and the competitiveness of the loan product.
- 12 June 2017Snapshot on the LMA’s European Loan Operations Committee
We spoke to Doug Laurie, Director at Barclays and Chair of the LMA's European Loan Operations Committee, following our 2017 Loan Operations conference. Doug discusses the committee's current initiatives and how LMA members can provide their support with the long-term goal of improving operational efficiency and settlement times in the loan market.
- 17 May 2017Snapshot on Real Estate Finance Market
We spoke to Neil Blake, Head of UK and EMEA Research at CBRE, following our 2017 London Real Estate Finance Conference in May. Neil spoke about some of the key trends impacting the real estate finance market, and what to look out for going forward.
- 26 April 2017Snapshot on Political and Economic Risks
We spoke to David Chmiel, Managing Director at Global Torchlight, following our 2017 Developing Markets Conference. In a survey conducted of LMA members before the conference, global macro-economic and political stability was seen as being the most important factor for growth in the syndicated loan market in developing markets. We asked David Chmiel for his views.