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lead bank


main bank in loan syndicate the primary bank in a loan syndicate, which organizes the transaction in question

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Definitions of ’lead bank’ and meaning of ’lead bank’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’lead bank’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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