The British bank has promoted Alex Aram to head its credit trading desk for Asia as it unifies high-yield, investment grade and distressed debt under one umbrella.
Tokyo-listed GLP J-Reit, a Japanese investment trust, is aiming for its third follow-on offering to fund the purchase of five logistics properties from its sponsor.
The Japanese broker has named John Goff head of global markets structuring amid a wider reshuffle of roles within the bank's structured products business.
FinanceAsia profiles Kathy Matsui, the first female partner in Goldman Sachs in Japan and author of a key research report on women in the workforce.
Researchers at London Business School use a facial action coding system to assess the sincerity of public apologies by executives at listed firms.
Japanese media company Nikkei agrees to buy the FT as Pearson focuses on education business. The deal excludes Pearson’s 50% stake in The Economist Group.
For her work on market-defining debt transactions in Japan, Reiko Hayashi earned a spot on FinanceAsia's list of influential women in finance.
Ryosei Hayashi's move to Hong Kong from London comes as MUFG completes a large share repurchase and reorganises how its growing business is managed.
Deal for Bayer Diabetes Care is a rare example of a large overseas acquisition by a Japanese company/foreign private equity group partnership.
Deal for US group would mark the biggest overseas purchase by a Japanese insurer on record.
In a brief statement the British firm said the Hong Kong-based American capital markets lawyer has left the practice.
Japan’s marquee companies have signed a record-breaking run of transformational foreign acquisitions – and their financiers are shouldering the risk.
Dragging Japan out of its deflation mindset is proving tough, despite the tumbling yen and Bank of Japan’s determined programme of quantitative easing.
MUFG’s main banking arm is bulking up in Asia Pacific and names two senior hires.
The Japanese broker said the moves are intended to strengthen business across divisions and regions.