Membership Benefits

Principal benefits to be gained by members from LMA initiatives

Below are just some of the benefits that members gain by being an LMA member:

  • More efficient execution of primary and secondary loan business
  • Increased liquidity in both the primary and secondary loan markets
  • Ability to manage loan portfolios more efficiently and effectively
  • Reduced costs by virtue of a collective approach to issues
  • Timely exchange of views and circulation of topical information
  • Use of an extensive library of recommended form documentation
  • Participation in the LMA's Education and Events Programme
  • Opportunity to participate in addressing issues and solving problems
  • Access to members' only area of the LMA website

Further information on some of the benefits received are detailed below:

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LMA recommended documentation

Members have use of an extensive library of recommended form documentation for both the primary and secondary syndicated loan markets, as well as user guides and commentary on market practice and procedures.

Access to member's section of the LMA website

Access to members' only area of the LMA website with dedicated microsites for Brexit, LIBOR, developing markets, loan operations, real estate finance and sustainable lending.

This area provides a wealth of valuable information to market practitioners, including LMA recommended form documentation and market guidelines; the latest legal and regulatory news and regulatory submissions by the LMA; LMA newsletters, books and guides; market statistics and reports provided by a range of data providers; presentations from UK and overseas conferences; and access to training on demand.

Participation in LMA working parties

Volunteers from the market have an essential role to play in ensuring that the LMA addresses issues of genuine relevance to the syndicated loan market throughout EMEA. As part of this process, from time to time, we establish both committees and working parties. These are formed to facilitate the production of new recommended forms of documentation, to assist with lobbying activities or to discuss any other pertinent issues impacting the loan market. LMA members are eligible, by invitation, to join any committee and/or working party set up by us and will be contacted directly should such an opportunity arise.

LMA's Education & Events Programme

As the industry's official trade body, we are the ideal training provider for what is an increasingly technical market. Over the last three years, 25,000 delegates have participated in the LMA's events programme, which is a testament to the high standards of education we offer our members.