In memoriam

Stephen Diao: 1961-2019

Asian debt capital markets banker passes away after a stroke.

Stephen Diao, one of Asia's best-known and liked former debt capital markets bankers, passed away unexpectedly on Friday September 20 after suffering a stroke following his regular morning bike ride in San Francisco.

Diao’s infectious love of life and boundless energy means that his loss has come as a terrible shock to the many people across Asia’s financial markets who knew him during his two decades based in Hong Kong at respectively Credit Suisse, Barclays and MUFG. His final post, before he re-located to the US in 2016, was head of Asia-Pacific capital markets at the Japanese bank.

Diao will be remembered as one of those...

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