Lyndon Hsu is starting work at Standard Chartered as global head, leveraged and structured solutions this weekend, creating bespoke financing solutions for acquisitive companies after leaving HSBC in March.
Hsu will be based in Singapore and report to Sumit Dayal, global head, corporate finance. His appointment is effective July 1. Hsu is replacing Sanjay Chowdhry, who is leaving StanChart.
HSBC named James Horsburgh to replace Hsu as head of leveraged and acquisition finance for Asia Pacific in March. HSBC also hired Ray Doody from JP Morgan in February as global head of leveraged and acquisition finance.
Hsu brings with him to StanChart 29 years of corporate financing experience in the Asia Pacific region.
As head of leveraged and acquisition finance for Asia Pacific, Hsu established and maintained a leading Asia Pacific acquisition financing business in Hong Kong.
Prior to that, Hsu spent over a decade at Credit Suisse, based first in Australia and then Hong Kong, where he was responsible for the origination of large corporate event or acquisition financing and syndicated lending.
He holds a Master of Commerce in finance from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Economics from La Trobe University, Australia.
In his new role, Hsu will be responsible for leading the leveraged and structured solutions business with an increased focus on originating and structuring solutions.