UBS names Sam Kendall global head of ECM

The promotion comes after Kendall plays an instrumental role in moving the firm’s Asian ECM business in a new and significantly more profitable direction in the past year.
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Sam Kendall, the head of Asia equity capital markets at UBS, has been promoted to global head of ECM, making him the first global ECM head at a bulge-bracket firm to be based in Asia.

The appointment, which was announced just before Christmas, comes after a highly successful year for the Swiss bank in Asia ECM, during which it executed almost 30% more deals than its closest competitor and, according to the internal announcement, generated 80% more revenues than in 2011 despite the fact that the overall ECM fee pool was down 20%.

FinanceAsia recognised the strong performance by naming UBS the best...

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