Sameera Anand

Co-deputy Editor, FinanceAsia

Sameera Anand is the co-deputy editor of FinanceAsia and covers mergers and acquisitions including private equity, as well as market developments in the Indian sub-continent. She spent more than 12 years working as an investment banker with the ICICI group in Mumbai before becoming a financial journalist in 2005. Sameera is an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad.

  • Investor Dialogue: David Pinkerton

    Investor Dialogue: David Pinkerton

    The chief investment officer of Zurich-based Falcon Private Bank talks about how the private bank intends to grow and why Asia is the focus.

  • Goldman leads on M&A revenues

    Companies have announced a spate of M&A deals this month, leading Dealogic to estimate that up to $1.2 billion in M&A fees could have been banked this year, with the lion's share in Goldman's account.

  • UBS solves leadership puzzle

    Sergio Ermotti is formally anointed group CEO of UBS, while Axel Weber's appointment to chairman of the board is accelerated.

  • UBS loses India CEO

    UBS loses India CEO

    UBS India CEO Manisha Girotra resigns at a time when the investment banking units at both UBS and rival firm, Credit Suisse, are being restructured.

  • Andrew Richards joins BarCap

    Andrew Richards jumps ship from Morgan Stanley in Europe to Barclays Capital in Asia.

  • Credit Suisse confident of private banking business

    We speak to Marcel Kreis, head of private banking Asia-Pacific for Credit Suisse, about why the Swiss bank has been able to attract substantial new assets into its wealth management business.

  • Pepsi strikes China deal with Tingyi

    Pepsi strikes China deal with Tingyi

    Pepsi swaps its China bottling business for a stake in Tingyi-Asahi Beverages as it aims to consolidate its position in what will soon be the world's biggest beverage market.

  • Emergensee glasses win top invention award

    Spectacles that can be adjusted by the user to address near- or far-sightedness win their developer top honours as the most innovative invention from Asia-Pacific.

  • DBS discusses private banking strategy

    Tan Su Shan, who heads wealth management for DBS, talks about how the Singaporean bank intends to leverage its competitive advantage.

  • Asia's private banks face high cost base, says UBS

    Allen Lo, deputy CEO, UBS Wealth Management, APAC, discusses how the financial crisis has affected private banking clients and why he expects consolidation in the industry soon.

  • Citi's Duttagupta talks private banking

    Debashish Duttagupta from Citi Private Bank explains why his confidence in the bank's offering has only increased in the wake of the financial crisis.

  • RBS's Netterfield bullish about Asian M&A

    The head of corporate finance for Asia at RBS talks about why the firm is redeploying resources towards M&A.

  • European brands turn to China

    We speak to Kroll's Melvin Glapion about why Chinese buyers are targeted when European brands put themselves up for sale.

  • Compelling case for Asian M&A, says Nomura's Nath

    Nikhil Nath is confident about Asian M&A and says that even if deals don't yield blockbuster fees, banks can book indirect revenues and still come out ahead.

  • Clariden Leu targets expat Indians

    Mohit Gupta and Sadaf Behbahany join Clariden Leu as the Swiss private bank enhances its drive to win non-resident Indian clients.

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