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QianÆs role will also include supporting the cross-selling of the bankÆs Greater China product capabilities.
He takes the new job in INGÆs Shanghai offices and will directly report to Jean-Francois Gillard, country manager for Hong Kong and China, as well as Malcolm Brown, head of corporate clients, Asia.
He makes the move to ING from JS Investment Consulting, where he held the post of partner at the boutique financial services provider. Over his career, Qian has also held positions such at UBS, where he spent five years being involved in the set-up of its Greater China risk management and debt business operations.
Other roles include a portfolio manager position at Yield Management Group in Canada and a lecturing position in the New Brunswick government.
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.