Shankar on the move again

After one month at CLSA, Viswanthan Shankar has announced that he is leaving.

Viswanthan Shankar is leaving CLSA a bare four weeks after moving there from Bank of America.. It is understood that he is to take up another position at another bank in the role of global head of MA advisory based either in Hong Kong or in Singapore. His new employer's name has not yet been announced.

Shankar was previously head of investment banking at Bank of America. When that bank announced its intention to get out of the Asian investment banking market, Shankar and four of his team decamped to CLSA to set up a mezzanine financing unit. It now appears that he was still talking to other institutions while unpacking his bags...

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