Asian loans bankers nervous amid lull

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By Pan Yue
05 Dec 2019

Loans bankers are having a tough time at the moment, forced to reflect on a difficult year and struggling for new deals as bonus season looms. They are spending the last few weeks of December tweaking pitches — but most admit they have little confidence about a boom in 2020. Pan Yue reports.

Syndication bankers in Asia appear to be starting their holidays early in 2019.

“We’re done for the year,” said a syndication banker from a southeast Asian firm this week. “I am already on holiday now until the end of the year.”

Most bankers that GlobalCapital Asia spoke to ...

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