In a case of goodbye Repulse Bay, hello Tunbridge Wells, UBS's nelsonian co-head of investment banking, Mark 'the Admiral' Dowie has announced he will raise anchor and head for London in February.
The affable Dowie pictured left will become one of six investment banking vice-chairmen at UBS, and will take on European client coverage responsibility as well as interfacing between the investment bank in Europe and UBS's private bank. He will also retain a role connecting European and Asian corporate finance.
Robert Rankin, who currently runs the telecoms group, will be promoted co-head of investment banking with Peter Burnett.
Dowie's reasons for leaving Asia are largely...