Loan syndication

Group of banks sharing a loan. See: syndicate. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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loan syndication UK US noun [U]
FINANCE an agreement between a group of banks to share the risk of a large loan: »

A new branch of the bank has been set up to expand services such as loan syndication and financial risk management in China.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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