Blackstone names Singapore chairman, CS hires SE Asia private bank head, Manulife AM hires in Korea equities, Henderson Global appoints analyst, HKEx does LME reshuffle, Swift names new Asia head, law firms Sidley Austin and Debevoise make promotions.
One of Asia''s most prominent international funds lawyers, Effie Vasilopoulos has joined Sidley Austin Brown & Wood as a partner in Hong Kong.
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood''s appoints partners in Tokyo and Hong Kong.
Law firm Sidley Austin Brown & Wood has established a Tokyo-based joint venture with a group of lawyers led by Tomoo Nishikawa.
The law firm expands FDI/M&A capabilities in Shanghai with a new partner and three additional lawyers.
Charles Allen and two other lawyers move from Simmons & Simmons.
The law firm now has 25 lawyers working on corporate finance related issues in Hong Kong.
Law firm seeks to exploit increased opportunities in Korean securitization and capital markets.