Lloyds Bank Wholesale Banking & Markets' Acquisition Finance team has promoted Mark Craig, Joëlle Antmann and Riëlla Hollander, as well as three others.
Craig has been promoted to managing director and is now responsible for originating larger transactions. Antmann and Hollander have been named senior directors in the division's Paris and Amsterdam offices respectively.
Craig joined Acquisition Finance in 2006 as a senior director. He previously spent four years in several roles within the wider Lloyds group. Prior to that he worked for three years in mergers and acquisitions at Société Générale. Craig is a chartered accountant.
In his new role, Craig will work with London and continental Europe-based directors to originate leveraged loans.
Antmann, in her new role as senior director, will lead origination for Acquisition Finance in France. She joined as a director in 2003, having previously worked in the London leveraged finance market for eight years with UBS, WestLB and Bear Stearns.
Hollander will head up the division's Amsterdam office, taking responsibility for deal origination and structuring in the Benelux and Nordic regions. She was appointed as an associate director in 2000 and promoted to director in 2004.
Furthermore, Ivo Kroschel, based in the division's Frankfurt office, and Emeric Hudault and Matthew Ward, both in the London office, have all been promoted from associate director to director positions. Meanwhile, associate director Rob Klijn has joined the Amsterdam office from the bank's London-based credit team.