John Wade has been appointed as Natixis’ head of syndicate and medium-term notes for Asia-Pacific as the bank looks to boost market share in the region’s debt space.
Mid-sized Russian lender plans to issue a Rmb500m bond in August amid geopolitical tensions and economic sanctions on Russia.
Annisa Lee replaces Pradeep Mohinani to head the bank’s flow credit desk analyst team for Asia ex-Japan.
Export-Import Bank of China completed fifth largest Asia ex-Japan G3 bond in 2014 year-to-date.
A roundup of the latest syndicated loan market news.
Tim Leissner will also retain his responsibilities as vice-chairman of investment banking in Asia ex-Japan.
ANZ’s institutional banking chief Andrew Géczy throws down the gauntlet to global rivals as he looks to win market share, talent and deliver ROE at 13%.
Baring Asia is buying a stake in the UK’s clothing retailer Cath Kidston, the latest private equity firm to see opportunities in helping western brands expand in Asia.
Asian high-yield bonds come with the best quality covenants globally as investors continue to scrutinise borrower profiles.
HKT Trust completes third largest ECM deal from a Hong Kong issuer in 2014.
Giordano Lombardo, CIO of Pioneer Investments, says comparisons between China now and the US pre-2008 are off the mark.
Giordano Lombardo, CIO of Pioneer Investments, says he retains long risk positions, particularly in China, but has a more balanced portfolio now.
Over-investment and a failure to write off bad debts will create progressively less economic activity.
A survey shows that Hong Kong finance professionals are more likely to tender their resignation to gain a pay rise than their Asian peers. And that it is highly likely to work.