Wolfgang Beckmann has joined the Bank as Head of Distribution for Southeast Asia from RZB Austria in Singapore, where he held the position of Managing Director and Head of Syndications and Asset Sales. Based in Singapore, Wolfgang reports to Anton Martin, Global Head of Distribution in Hong Kong. Joining him also from RZB Austria will be Teo Kok Leong, Associate Director in RZB Austria’s syndications and asset sales team, who will report to Wolfgang. Sunny Ng has joined Standard Chartered’s distribution team in Hong Kong as Director, reporting to Stephen Ching, Head of Distribution for North Asia. Formerly first vice president of the regional syndications team at Credit Lyonnais, Sunny will support the continued development of the distribution business in North Asia.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.