Syndicated loans: When Jimmy means Chase

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Does your company need a big loan, fast? Those in the know reckon Jimmy - Chase's James Lee - is your man. At Chemical, Lee led the market in US syndicated loans even before the merger with Chase. Now his team is dominant, and the most powerful financier since Michael Milken is set on expanding further, offering corporates package deals. But do they want or need them? And if Jimmy's empire gets bigger won't they lose the personal service that makes him so appealing? Stephen Neish reports