In a move to ramp up its leveraged finance business across Asia and Europe, ABN AMRO has made two new appointments. Chi Chi Chain has been appointed head of leveraged finance in Asia and Inigo Heredia has been appointed head of leveraged finance in Spain. Both are effective immediately. Chain, who will be based in Hong Kong, was previously a director with ABN AMRO in Amsterdam. She has five years of leveraged finance experience at ABN AMRO. Chain will report locally to Geoffrey Rydon, head of structured lending, Asia, and globally to James Courtenay, global head of leveraged finance. Inigo Heredia will be based in Madrid and joins from Société Générale, where he worked in the leveraged finance team for several years. Heredia will provide ABN AMRO with local leveraged finance expertise to compliment the large underwriting and distribution teams already in place in London and Amsterdam. Heredia will report locally to Joseba Inchaurraga, head of global markets, Spain, and globally to Courtenay.
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