Credit Suisse's new Asia IB heads talk strategy

In their first interview since they were promoted, Mervyn Chow and Edwin Low talk about likely areas of growth and the bank's targeting of Asia's entrepreneurs.

Mervyn Chow and Edwin Low took the top Asia-Pacific investment banking roles at Credit Suisse a month after the Swiss bank said it wanted to double its profits in the region by 2018. It is a challenge they are determined to meet.

In their first interview since their promotion on November 17, Chow and Low outline where they see fees growing, their thoughts on retaining talent, and how they view the bank's new specific focus on entrepreneurs as career Credit Suisse dealmakers who have enjoyed a wide-ranging remit and a variety of clients.

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