Investment Banking

Standard Chartered opens US$40m Greater Bay Area Centre in Guangzhou

More than 700 employees are now based in the GBA Centre.

Sumitomo Mitsui appoints former J.P Morgan banker as head of M&A advisory of SFDA

The newly created role sees Chirolli leading SMBC’s M&A advisory efforts in Asia.

APAC investment banking fees drops 8.5% in Q1 2022

This comes after its all time high in the same quarter last year.

ASEAN banks have a long way to go in decarbonising finance: Moody’s

There is little space for investors to invest more sustainably.

Chinese banks seek workarounds amidst sanctions against Russia: report

Top banks reportedly mull passing some of their business to small domestic-focused peers to avoid secondary sanctions.

Indonesia secures US$150m sustainability-linked loan from ADB

Indonesia has an annual infrastructure financing gap of around US$51b.

UOB to facilitate US$2.4b pipeline of investments in Vietnam

This is expected to create 13,000 jobs in the country.

Uncertainties arising from Ukraine invasion threaten Asian banks’ asset quality: analysts

Impact on the financial market will ultimately depend on how events will unfold in the coming days.

Natixis CIB appoints new SEA head of real assets & investment banking

He will also hold the role of head of infrastructure funds coverage in Asia Pacific.

Talent crunch threatens Hong Kong’s financial sector as expats flee: report

Inconveniences in overseas travelling may reportedly turn away much-needed talent.

Hong Kong's ZA Bank can now offer investment services

The license will allow the bank to offer investment services.

Financial institutions key for energy investments, B&R Initiative to go green: PwC

Decisions on green finance now will lock in emissions trajectories for decades.

APAC’s total investment banking fees in 2021 highest-ever on record

The region recorded its highest-ever equity capital market fees collected in a year.