Tay started at Cazenove earlier this month. In her new role, her chief task will be extending the bank's relationships with Southeast Asian clients and leveraging its Greater China franchise to bring more Chinese corporates to list in Singapore.
She reports to Karman Hsu, managing director and head of investment banking in Asia, and May Tan, managing director and chief executive of Cazenove Asia.
ôWe are delighted to have someone of Toh SinÆs calibre to lead our Singapore team,ö says Tan in a written statement. ôShe brings with her a wealth of corporate finance and ECM experience. I am confident that Toh Sin will be an invaluable asset to our continued expansion in the region.ö
Before she joined Cazenove, Tay helped Kim Eng set up the private equity arm. She also built up a team of professionals as director and head of corporate finance, a division which originated transactions for corporates in Singapore, mainland China and Indonesia. Prior to that, Tay spent two years as director of corporate finance at PricewaterhouseCoopers before a five-year stint with the equity capital market team at DBS Bank in Singapore.
ôI am very excited to be joining such a good quality and trusted brand in investment banking. Cazenove has been leading more and more interesting transactions in Singapore and I look forward to helping them to grow their franchise further in this market,ö says Tay.