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In total he brings 23 years of experience in the banking industry, which has included a focus on structured finance and project financing. He has also been involved in several high profile transactions in the Philippines, with a particular emphasis in the telecommunications space.
To his new position at ABN, he will split his reporting line to Jeroen Drost, chief executive of Asia, Richard Orders, vice-chairman for Asia and David Wong, regional country executive for South Asia.
He replaces former country executive Iggy Kilayko, who ABN has appointed as deputy chairman to its Philippines board of directors. Kilayko will continue to work closely with Goquingco and will refocus his energies on supporting its international clients with operations in the country.
At the present time, no replacement has been announced for GoquinqcoÆs previous role.
The AU$85 billion ($61.6 billion) Australian super fund has some exposure to indebted property developer Evergrande. Meanwhile, China’s construction finance is part of its core strategy in real estate.
Investors are seeing the risks, but also the opportunities of the logistics sector. Warehousing their fears for the moment, they can see it's a good conduit to high-growth assets.
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SGX’s new framework for Spacs will likely provide investors with a much-needed channel for direct deals, but the verdict is still out on whether it will bring liquidity to the bourse.