“The LMA: 25 Years In The Loan Market” – Chris Kandel and Matthew Dunlap discuss the development of the European high yield market – Finance and Banking



UK: “The LMA: 25 Years In The Loan Market” – Chris Kandel and Matthew Dunlap discuss the development of the European high yield market

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The Loan Market Association recently published a book titled “The LMA: 25 Years in the Loan Market”, honoring its 25th anniversary analyzing the development of the syndicated loan market since the LMA’s inception. Matthew Dunlap and Chris Kandel, London-based finance partners at Morrison & Foerster, wrote a chapter titled “Developing High Performance Documentation”. They reflect the historical development and drivers of the European high yield bond market, as well as current trends and future prospects. Specific areas covered include:

  • The growth of the European high yield market

  • The evolution of the ‘super senior’ and ‘pari-passu’ structures

  • The variation of terms with respect to LMA high yield documents over time

  • Market developments such as the recent acceptance of “permanent” creditor agreements.

Download the chapter and get access to a full copy of the book.

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