Merrill bids farewell to a Raging Bull

Rick Stoddard, head of the Asian issuer client group, returns to New York to take up a new role in leveraged finance.

Although he has spent the past four years working in DCM, Stoddard's background is leveraged finance and indeed, he first came to Asia in August 1998 with the aim of bringing his expertise to the region. When it soon became clear that the sector was still very much in its infancy he transferred to debt syndicate in December the same year, forging a close working relationship with then DCM head Sam Poon, who now co-heads of Asian investment banking.

Rick StoddardSince early 2001, he has been head of the issuer client group debt origination, working alongside fellow managing director Anthony Hung, who heads the investor client group sales. The structure was set up...

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