Goldman Sachs announced in an internal memo yesterday that Johan Leven, who was co-head of mergers and acquisitions for Asia ex-Japan together with Richard Campbell-Breeden, has resigned. The MA business for the region will now be headed by Campbell-Breeden alone.
Sources close to the situation say Leven has left to pursue entrepreneurial options and that he will continue to be based in the region. He will remain at Goldman Sachs until the end of September.
Leven was promoted to partner at Goldman in 2004. Before that he became a managing director in 2000, while based in Sydney.
Leven joined the US investment bank in 1990 from the corporate finance department of Swedish securities firm...