BNP moves Paris banker to Hong Kong

The French bank has relocated Sylvain Magne to Hong Kong to oversee equity-linked deals. He will take on some of Gary Chan’s responsibilities.

BNP Paribas has promoted Sylvain Magne to head of equity-linked Asia Pacific and deputy head of equity capital markets for North Asia.

Magne relocated to Hong Kong from Paris just before the Chinese New Year to take on the role, a source familiar with the matter said, and will report directly to Christopher Wong, co-head of ECM, Asia Pacific.

A spokeswoman for BNP Paribas declined to comment on the move when contacted by FinanceAsia.

Magne will take on some of the responsibilities of former head of Asia equity syndicate Gary Chan, who left the French bank in December, according to...

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