JPMorgan brings in DCM guns

Enter David Graham, Larry Temlock and Niraj Athavle.

After a recent hiring binge in other sides of the business throughout the region, JPMorgan has now announced three hires in its debt capital markets (DCM) group.

In Sydney, David Graham will arrive at the firm at as vice president of debt capital markets, a newly created position. Effective immediately, his responsibilities will center on DCM coverage in the power, utilities and infrastructure sectors. Graham will report directly to Natalie Vanstone, head of debt capital markets for Australia and New Zealand.

Larry Temlock will also come to the bank as a vice president in the DCM group. He arrives at JPMorgan from Merrill Lynch. Based in Tokyo in another newly created role, Temlock will focus his efforts within the corporate and government agency group of DCM under the guidance of Tsukasa Sato, vice president and head of corporate and government group within DCM.

Also joining the firm with immediate effect is Niraj Athavle, who will look at the DCM/derivatives business in Singapore and Malaysia. Most recently, he was a director and head of Singapore corporate coverage for Deutsche Bank. Over his career, Athavle has also honed his skills with Bank of America and UBS.

He will report to JPMorgan's Singapore office and will work under Samir Bhandari, vice president and head of Southeast Asia debt capital markets and derivatives.