LONDON Feb 28 Francesco Carobbi, Bank of
Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ's (BTMU) London-based head of loan
syndications for Europe, the Middle East and Africa left the
bank on Monday, banking sources said.
Carobbi spent the last 15 years of a career that spanned
more than 30 years in loan syndications at BTMU, which he joined
During that time, he oversaw the expansion of BTMU's team to
a group of more than 25 loan professionals as the bank developed
its strategy of lending to businesses outside of Japan.
BTMU recently bought RBS' project finance business and has
been building expertise in M&A as well as building its franchise
by buying loans from deleveraging European banks.
Carobbi, a well respected market professional, was also a
board member of the London-based Loan Market Association and the
Asia Pacific Loan Market Association and was also the last
Chairman of the Syndicated Loan Managers Club.
Prior to BTMU, Carobbi was with JP Morgan Chase for 15
(Reporting by Tessa Walsh)