This course focuses on syndicated lending, which refers to any loan provided jointly by more than one lender. An explanation is provided of syndication structures, the parties involved, the types of syndication, fees, and the reasons why banks and borrowers use syndications. This is followed by coverage of the end-to-end process involved in forming and managing a syndicated loan, while the final section examines some of the key risks involved.
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Recognize the importance of the syndicated lending market and the role of the various participants in this market
- Identify the stages involved in a typical syndicated loan deal
- Recognize the risks associated with syndicated finance and how these risks can be managed
Topic 1: Overview of Syndicated Lending
Topic 2: Syndication Process
Topic 3: Risk & Syndications