Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW) didn't have to look very far for its new head of Equity Research, Asia (ex-Japan).

Adam Osborn, who joined the company in 1999, has been promoted to the top job. Osborn has covered the Hong Kong property sector for 11 years. He has previously held the positions of Clarion Capital director and head of Hong Kong research at BZW.

DrKW is the investment banking division of the Dresdner Bank Group.