Macquarie Capital said on Thursday that it has named Grenville Thynne head of the financial institutions group (FIG) Asia.
Grenville reports to Jeremy Wernert, Head of Macquarie Capital Asia, and commenced with Macquarie in Hong Kong this week.
Grenville joins Macquarie from ING where he was its head of corporate finance Asia. He has held several senior positions at ING, including head of FIG, Asia and Head of Corporate Finance, Australia.
Prior to ING, Grenville was the Asian head of FIG at ABN Amro.
Grenville has advised on a number of transactions involving some of Asia’s largest financial institutions, including UOB, DBS and Hong Leong in Singapore; Danamon, Lippo and First Pacific in
Indonesia; PNB, Allied Bank and BPI Bank in the Philippines; Bank of East Asia and Citic Bank in Hong Kong; Taishin Bank and Chang Hwa Commercial Bank in Taiwan; Kookmin Bank in South Korea; and ING Group in Asia.
Grenville holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology, and is a member of the Securities Institute of Australia.