Simplifying the Syndicated Loan market

Converting highly customized information and transactions into underlying financial risk

Creating visual, high-quality data representations for the leveraged finance professional

Creating a common language for the multi-trillion dollar syndicated loan market.

About Us

Syndicated Loan Direct provides analysis and comps on syndicated loan deals for professionals in banks, law firms, asset management and Private Equity firms. Our analysis is granular and shows you underlying risks and current market trends.

Syndicated Loan Direct provides a solution in which subscribing participants have access to a fast and flexible platform with high quality deal data via an intuitive search interface.

Our Investors

Barclays Techstars NYC Accelerator 2016


Shaheen Kanda

CEO and Co-Founder

Shaheen worked for Credit Suisse and Citigroup for 8 years in Leveraged Loan origination, negotiating transactions with group banks, PE firms and leading law firms. Shaheen completed her MS at MIT, undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and MBA from Mumbai University, India.
Angela LaVigne

Angela LaVigne

Head of Research and Co-Founder

Angela formerly worked as in-house corporate counsel at Barclays, specializing in syndicated lending for 6 years. Prior to Barclays, she spent 4 years as an Associate in the Bank Finance practice at Latham & Watkins. She has a J.D. (cum laude) from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.B.A. with a concentration in accounting from the University of Michigan.

Johannes Albrecht

acting CTO

Johannes is a Senior Solution Architect with 14 years of technology and consulting experience including technical architecture, database design, web-applications, integration and software development methodology.

David Barton


David is a syndicated loan professional with over 20 years of experience in the industry having held numerous positions at several of the leading global investment banks including J.P. Morgan and Barclays. David has a B.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from the University of Delaware.

Matthew Smithburger

Senior UI Developer

Matt is a web developer with 6 years of both front and back end experience. Previously working for Rosetta Marketing, Matt was a senior developer that contributed to numerous projects that leveraged various technology stacks.


Jesse Edwards


Jesse is a Co-Founding Partner at R3 CEV, a financial technology innovation firm. In addition to serving as R3’s CFO and Director of Investments, Jesse co-founded R3’s distributed ledger consortium composed of 42 global banks and helps lead the development and application of blockchain technology in financial services.


Contact Us

Syndicated Loan Direct, Inc.
43 West 23rd Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY