Ian Adams, outgoing chairman, APLMA

Ian Adams has been the chairman and founding force behind the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA) since 1997.

What has the APLMA achieved in the two years since it began

It has brought the market together in way that had not previously been there. In the past, everyone competed with each other and did not get a chance to sit down and talk about the common problems and issues we all face. We have also created an internet-based website which people can use to get access to information on what is happening in the market and what other banks are doing. We have created a syndication system, which really is at the leading edge of the loan syndication market as it enables banks to syndicate electronically. It hasábeen available in the US...

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