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Wall St says goodbye to a towering figure

JPMorgan vice-chairman James Lee dies at 62 after collapsing while exercising

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Mr Lee pioneered the syndicated loan market - when multiple banks cooperate to lend money to a client to finance a major transaction.

New York

JAMES B Lee Jr, a towering figure on Wall Street, was remembered at his funeral mass on Monday as a father, a friend and an investment banker possessed of boundless energy, sprawling interests and a crackling wit, qualities that made him one of the most successful and beloved