About the APLMAThe Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA) is the only pan-Asian association that is dedicated to promoting growth and liquidity in the primary and secondary loan markets of the Asia-Pacific region. Among the Association’s main objectives are the standardisation of primary and secondary loan documentation, the promotion of prudent banking practices, the organisation of educational and networking functions for syndicated loan professionals and acting as a liaison between major loan market players and regional regulators.
The Association was founded in August 1998 at the agreement of a core group of founding member banks: ABN AMRO Bank, Banc of America Securities Asia Limited, Bank of China, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Citigroup, DBS Bank, HSBC, J P Morgan, National Australia Bank, Société Générale, Standard Chartered Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Bank and WestLB.
The APLMA is headquartered in Hong Kong, with branches in Singapore and Australia, but is active throughout the Asia Pacific region. The APLMA also has overseas committees in China, Taiwan and India. The APLMA holds over 45 seminars, conferences, training courses and networking events each year in all the major financial centres of the Asia Pacific region as part of its commitment to enhance industry skills and education and provide members with a vibrant pan-Asian professional network.
Please note that the APLMA is not a financial service provider. The APLMA does not provide or offer to provide, nor has it ever provided any loans or any other financial services.