Natixis nabs Ken Lee for bond syndicate

Veteran banker Kenneth Lee is returning to the debt syndicate business, having been hired by Natixis to run its team in Asia.

French bank Natixis has hired Kenneth Lee as its new head of debt syndicate in Asia Pacific, bringing back a veteran syndicate banker who previously ran the bond desk at Barclays.

Natixis announced the hire on Wednesday, filling a position left open after the exit of John Wade, a former Royal Bank of Scotland banker who had run Natixis’ Asia syndicate desk since late 2015. Wade left the firm in January.

Lee is perhaps best known to issuers, investors and rivals for his time running Barclays Capital’s Asian syndicate desk. He worked at Barclays between 2003 and 2013 and spent several years in the top job....

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