Investment Banking

Bank of China urged to stop funding coal projects overseas

The alliance, made up of 35 NGOs, noted the bank’s alleged lack of a public policy to reduce coal investments.

Kenanga Investment Bank net profit surges 4-fold to RM64.7m in H1

This reflects an almost four-fold increase from the same period last year.

Citi named top international IPO bank in APAC ex Japan

The bank said that it has raised over $30b from IPOs for its Asian clients.

The Dawn of Open Platforms in Capital Markets

The past decade has witnessed incredible innovation in global capital markets, and the rapid pace continues. Regulatory changes designed to seek risk mitigation and boost transparency as well as enhance asset stability have drastically changed the economics of capital market technology demands and business models.

J.P. Morgan boss predicts banks’ trading slump gone after pandemic: report

But shareholders may not share the same optimism once they see investment banks’ Q2 results.

Citi names Varun Matta as TMT investment banking head for ASEAN

Matta will be a managing director and will also cover some sponsor clients for the region.

Citi Global Wealth APAC Co-head Fabio Fontainha outlines bank's ambitions

Fontainha expounds on Citi's wealth goals, which include adding $150b AUM across the APAC franchise in four years’ time.

Nomura Holdings loses 20 investment bankers in Asia: report

The resignations include their head of Greater China equity capital markets.

Singapore investment banking fees up 9.3% in H1 2021

Overall announced M&A activity set the record for the highest semiannual period value-wise.

APAC banks face time bomb of risks amidst new climate change policies

Those who drag their feet when it comes to ESG compliance face a future of impairments, reputational damage.

Thailand’s KBank unveils sustainability fund for institutional clients

K-SUSTAIN-UI will invest in a sustainability-focused fund managed by JP Morgan.

Citi APAC adds nearly 650 new wealth professionals in 2021 so far

The group has added over $5b in net new money in Q1 alone.

Goldman Sachs ramps up China ambitions with hiring spree: report

It is planning to add over 400 new people in its headcount in 2021 alone.