The material on this site is for financial institutions, professional investors and their professional advisers. It is for information only. Please read our Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookies before using this site. Please see our Subscription Terms and Conditions.

All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. © 2022 Euromoney, a part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.

Off the record

“We’d rather you use the word ‘innovative’ rather than ‘aggressive’”

We think the attitude of this banker rather sums up the investment banking industry

“Telling investors to be cautious on cov-lite loans is like telling them not to lie down in heavy traffic”

One asset manager feels the regulators concerns about the loan market amount to pointing out the bleedin’ obvious

“This is a good fight to have but once you are saying that high leverage automatically equals sloppy underwriting then you are wrong”

A banker defends the leveraged finance industry against regulatory criticism

“The regulators should be celebrating the fact that the banks are not doing crazy deals. The guys doing the crazy deals now are the ones that are not regulated”

Oh... good?

“It’s like Otis Redding sang: ‘Look out, nothing’s gonna change. Everything still remains the same’”

A lyrical but cynical FX banker looks at the future post the fix scandal

You have reached premium content. Please log in to continue reading.

Read beyond the headlines with Euromoney

For over 50 years, our readers have looked to Euromoney to stay informed about the issues that matter in the international banking and financial markets. Find out more about our different levels of access below.


Unlimited access to and

Expert comment, long reads and in-depth analysis interviews with senior finance professionals

Access the results of our market-leading annual surveys across core financial services

Access the results of our annual awards, including the world-renowned Awards for Excellence

Your print copy of Euromoney magazine delivered monthly

£73.75 per month

Billed Annually


Unlimited access to and, including our top stories, long reads, expert analysis, and the results of our annual surveys and awards

Sign up to any of our newsletters, curated by our editors


Already a user?

We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.
I agree