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  1. Former BAML bankers step up Asia deal-making

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com When Bank of America-Merrill Lynch (BAML) turned its nose up at private equity (PE) in Asia, several former BAML bankers disagreed. BAML didn't see private equity in the region as a core business, helping to clear the way for the spin-off of its private equity team in Asia with the creation of Hong Kong-based NewQuest Capital Partners, ...

  2. HK bankers brace for lower bonuses

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Hong Kong bankers are bracing for smaller year-end bonuses due to weaker business in the second half of last year and this year's bleak economic ... That is fairly high compared to other financial hubs such as London, where bankers expect 24 per cent, he said. Astbury Marsden found that the average basic pay for investment banking and fund management ...

  3. Asia in focus as jobless bankers switch careers

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Bankers laid-off during the global financial crisis are turning to alternative careers in private fund management, private banking, or assisting companies planning to go public, according to headhunters. The spate of lay-offs has also prompted United States and European investment bankers to look for work in Asia, which was less affected by the financial crisis. 'It has been difficult ...

  4. Domestic loan levels apply to foreign banks, says regulator

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... foreign lenders that are incorporated locally, warning [them to] be careful about lending risks amid austerity measures,' China Business News quoted sources as saying. One Hong Kong banker ... in the first half and then have them come back asking for additional lending permission,' the banker said. Using up all their quota early would 'also make the credit-tightening policy less ...

  5. Bankers, insurers and brokers warm to offer of low-risk products

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Bankers, insurers and brokers reacted positively to the government bond programme, saying they believed the low-risk products would be popular among local investors. Hong Kong Stockbrokers' Association chairman Kenny Lee Yiu-sun said a government bond would be attractive as long as it could provide a return at about 2 per cent a year. 'The bank deposit ...

  6. Back-to-basics approach is best, says private banker

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... for a year or two for it to go up,' Mr Benenati said. Stressing that a key part of a private banker's job is to help weigh up risk and opportunity, he said clients could limit downside risk ...

  7. Laid-off bankers cooking up fresh hedge fund concepts

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick As job losses swell in Hong Kong's financial sector, many laid-off investment bankers are claiming- between sips of hard liquor and calls to headhunters- that they are about to launch a new investment fund. This is usually more optimism than reality. But a few local former bankers are indeed set to raise about US$1.5 billion between them after convincing ...

  8. Banker with three clear principles

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Sarasin's chief investment officer knows how to apply traditional techniques in a modern way, writes Chris Davis Operating in a regulated environment and having the know-how to manage several funds are, for Guy Monson, key attractions of working in t ...

  9. Investment bankers caught dead to rights

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that investment bankers do not like rights issues is that they make very little money from them. The rule here is a straightforward one. For every adjective you add to the name of the instrument, you add 1 per cent to the fee. The fancier investment bankers can make it, the more money they are paid and a rights issue is not a fancy way to raise money. It is simple, easily understood, fair ...

  10. Senior bankers in demand

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with valuable Big Four experience and skills,' Mr Lee said. Merger and acquisition investment bankers are also in demand to cope with the push of Chinese companies to go global. Mr Lee said ...




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