UBS hires fixed-income bankers with Korea focus

Joonkee Hong joins UBS from Nomura and JY Song from Blackstone to take on the roles of head of FICC Korea and co-head of distribution respectively.

UBS has announced the appointments of Joonkee Hong and JY Song to its fixed-income team in Korea. Hong will be head of fixed income, currencies and commodities FICC for the Swiss bank’s Korea operations and Song will join as the co-head of FICC distribution Korea.

Hong was most recently at Nomura where he was head of global finance for Asia-Pacific ex-Japan. Prior to that he was with Lehman. 

Hong is actually returning to UBS previously he worked for the bank in Hong Kong, Korea and in the US. During the course of his career he has built up experience in fixed income with a particular focus on...

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