Sean Tai Joins iLex to Deliver the Next-Generation Loan Distribution Platform

London, 23 April 2024 – iLex, the next-gen loan distribution platform, announced today the appointment of Sean Tai as Head of Business Development. Sean will lead the development, commercialisation and adoption of the iLex loan distribution platform globally and reinforce the iLex executive team in delivering its ambitious roadmap.

Based in London, Sean brings with him an unparalleled wealth of expertise in syndicated loan markets and building widely adopted distribution platforms, along with trusted relationships with clients and trade associations. Sean shares iLex’s vision and long-term commitment to transforming loan markets and working with and for the industry to deliver cutting-edge solutions powered by new technologies.

Sean founded Debtdomain in 2000 to become the leading primary syndication and agency platform serving over 300 institutional clients globally. Throughout his career, Sean has always put clients at the heart of solution design and business strategy. This will continue with the open architecture and partnership DNA of iLex. Sean recently launched the Synloans project to assess the recent developments in the competitive landscape of loan platforms and to better understand the evolving needs of clients. The conclusions of this initiative will be incorporated into the iLex strategy and product roadmap.

Sean’s addition to the iLex team underscores the company’s ambition to drive innovation in loan markets and become the reference next-generation distribution platform.

“From January 2023, I evaluated syndicated loan vendors globally, and iLex stood out as uniquely possessing the essential factors for long-term success: prioritisation of clients, entrepreneurial spirit, patience, nurturing domain experts, a modern platform, multicultural and multi-region teams, and a global perspective,” said Sean Tai.

“Sean’s joining the iLex adventure is a testimony of the relevance of our strategy in the loan space. We are delighted to benefit from his experience and knowledge of the market and will all work hard together to deliver innovative solutions that make a difference for today’s loan market professionals,” said Bertrand Billon, founder and CEO of iLex.




About iLex

iLex is the next-gen platform for loan syndication, trading and private credit markets. iLex integrates on a single platform access to global loan markets and a large network of investors, primary and secondary virtual deal workspaces, advanced investor intelligence and market analytics for arrangers, debt advisors and investors to transact efficiently and securely. In collaboration with the industry, iLex builds cutting-edge solutions for today’s loan market professionals. For more information, visit