ABN poaches OCBC team

ABN boss, Zafar Alam explains why he wanted OCBC''s team.

With the hire of Daniel Kong, Yeo Hwee Choo and Julie Tay from OCBC, ABN AMRO has signalled its enthusiasm for the Singapore dollar bond market. Here, the head of Asian credit trading and local fixed income, Zafar Alam explains the reasoning behind the hires.

You have just hired a salesteam from OCBC. Is this a similar strategy to Thailand, where you took a team from Thai Farmers and created a successful business

A similarity could be drawn. In Singapore we've wanted to expand. We are committed to Singapore, which is a growing market. We believe in the asset securitization business, the asset swap business and the credit derivatives business. Traditionally the...

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