lead bank

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Noun1.lead bank - a bank named by a lending syndicate of several banks to protect their interests
banking company, banking concern, depository financial institution, bank - a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities; "he cashed a check at the bank"; "that bank holds the mortgage on my home"
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We begin by investigating how the rise of that model affected the portion of each credit that the lead bank retains during the life of the credit.
HSBC's Corporate Banking team in the Midlands has secured the lead bank position in a new deal with the world's largest poultry breeding organisation, Aviagen Group.
This is the second phase in the restoration of Parkchester; Fleet previously was the lead bank providing $25 million in financing for the just completed renovation of the 8,265 apartment Parkchester South Condominium.
The Reserve Bank of India has stated that there are many un-banked people even in urban areas, and has asked that these be brought under the lead bank scheme (LBS).
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