News & Publications

Broadening our members' understanding of different aspects of the syndicated loan market


News & Publications

We endeavour to keep our members informed about the initiatives and projects that we are working on via a monthly update e-newsletter, press releases and quarterly e-bulletins for Real Estate Finance and Developing Markets.

We also produce a range of guides and books to broaden our members' understanding of different aspects of the loan market.

To subscribe to our various e-communications, please access your personal profile and amend your subscriptions.

As part of our new sustainability drive, all our guides are available in digital format only. We only produce hard copies of guides that are new.


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E-Monthly Updates

For the latest documentation updates, regulatory submissions, legal and regulatory news, and upcoming LMA events.

Press Release: LMA.Automate signs project contract with Allen & Overy and Avvoka to establish a document automation platform for syndicated loan templates

LMA.Automate, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Loan Market Association, is delighted to announce that it has entered into a project contract with Allen & Overy and Avvoka, to establish a documentation automation platform in respect of certain LMA recommended form documents, as well as other ancillary services.



Best Practice Guide to Term Sheet Completeness

The provision of a term sheet to prospective participants in a syndicated loan transaction is a well-established and key component of the primary syndication phase of any deal. However, a lack of consistency with respect to content, and sufficiency of content, negatively impacts an investor's ability to appropriately analyse risk at a key stage of the investment decision process. The LMA and the ELFA joined forces with the investor community, and specialist review providers, to identify a list of provisions that are of material importance to investors' investment decisions, which are now set out in this Best Practice Guide.