Samta Lalan

Co-Head of Syndication and Distribution

Samta Lalan


Samta Lalan co-heads the Syndication and Distribution business for Nedbank. She has led syndications for corporates, sovereigns, SOEs as well as diversified funding for African borrowers. Samta has arranged several high-profile syndications for Nedbank including Government of Tanzania, Government of Ivory Coast, Ghana Cocobod, AFC, Puma Energy, TDB, Bank of Industry.

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 17 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 & ESG Capital Markets Africa 2025

Bonds, Loans & ESG Capital Markets Africa 2023

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk 24 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk East Africa 2018