MAS names sustainability head; Malaysia’s EPF appoints COO and CFO; GIC PE head for SEA leaves; State Super hires new exec; Hesta appoints chief growth officer, chief Debby Blakey appointed to corporate governance board; ex-BlackRock exec joins IQ-EQ in Singapore; HSBC AM builds direct real estate team; ex-Vanguard head of distribution joins LGIM; Sanne names Singapore head; and more
ôWe're very fortunate to have Tarun joining our firm," says Bill Winters, co-CEO of JP Morgan Investment Bank. "He brings unmatched experience in the local currency market, an important opportunity for us to grow revenues in the region."
HSBC veteran Mahrotri joins JPMorgan as managing director in a newly created role, reporting to Ralph Parks, David Puth and Patrik Edsparr. He will come on board in the middle of the year and continue to be based in Hong Kong.
Mahrotri moved to Hong Kong with HSBC in mid-2004 as head of regional trading, global markets, with responsibility for trading and managing risk in foreign exchange and credit for Asia Pacific. He also ran the structured rates and credit books in local currencies and co-managed the client solutions group.
Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Mahrotri was Treasurer with HSBC in India, running swaps, bonds and rates trading and did a stint with HSBC in Hong Kong before in the 1990s. He holds a mechanical engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MBA from Bombay University.
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.
The asset allocation matrix is becoming more complex as investors look for new sources of returns beyond traditional asset types. How can investors measure and maximise returns in compounded portfolios?
When it comes to family offices, the generations don't always see eye to eye. For the younger generation, ESG concerns and tech plays are beginning to predominate.
Kwap property arm appoints CEO; VFMC names new CEO as Lisa Gray retires; MSIG Singapore promotes Mack Eng as CEO; Monroe Capital opens first Asia office in Seoul, hires head from Aberdeen; Vanguard Australia appoints new MD to relocate from US; HSBC AM expands EM debt team; Vantage FX hires from CGS-CIMB in Singapore; and more.