23rd June 2020

Samta Lalan

Head of Syndication and Distribution: London

Samta Lalan


Samta Lalan heads up the Syndication and Distribution desk in London for Nedbank and has been instrumental in building a ‘Rest of Africa’ focused business for Nedbank London. This involved leading syndications for corporates, sovereigns, SOEs as well as diversifying funding for African borrowers as done via a Kimchi loan most recently. Nedbank London is a niche Sub-Saharan Africa focused secondary loan market specialist as well.

Prior to joining Nedbank, Samta ran the Syndications desk at Rand Merchant Bank in London where she led syndications for Government of Kenya, Government of Angola, Afreximbank, Puma Energy, AFC, Zenith Bank, KPC, KPLC, among others.

She has over 12 years of international banking experience, having worked with institutions such as Standard Chartered and IFC in China, India and Indonesia. She holds an MBA from London Business School and a Masters in Management degree from Jamnalal Bajaj.

Speaker at these events:

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk 24 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk East Africa 2018