Where Peregrine left off?

The new bosses of the merged DBS Vickers Securities say they want to be Asia?s premier investment bank.

With total assets of S$2.2 billion $1.26 billion, the newly merged DBS Vickers Securities is a giant in the Singapore market. FinanceAsia spoke to its chairman, Greg Seow group CEO, Raymond Lim and head of stockbroking, Edmund Lee about its regional ambitions

Q How long has this deal been in the making

Greg Seow The initial discussions began towards the end of last year and most of the negotiations took place over December and January.

Q What is the rationale behind the deal

Seow It is to create a pan-Asian securities brokerage firm. On the one hand you have Vickers established franchise in this part of the world which is significant...

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