Allianz Global Investors has appointed Jesús Ruiz de las Peñas to the position of Head of Business Development for Spain and Portugal. He will be reporting to Marisa Aguilar, General Managing Director for Iberia.
Mario Díaz has been appointed Head of Business at Imantia Capital.
Brandes Investment Partners has appointed Adam Mac Nulty as Institutional Client Portfolio Manager based in Dublin, looking after clients and consultants across the EMEA region.
‘accelerando associates’ has promoted Daniel Pierce and hired Stephan Volkmann as Managing Partners as it builds existing business and a new entity ‘accelerando people’ serving asset managers and private wealth managers in recruitment.
Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Bhd has appointed Abrar A. Anwar as MD and CEO from the beginning of November, moving from his position as CEO at Standard Chartered Bangladesh.
Mark Yassin has been named Nomura’s Executive Chairman for the Middle East and North Africa, responsible for growing wholesale banking operations across the region.
Quantitative Management Associates has hired Adam Broder as Head of Global Distribution, a new role that oversees all client-facing activity. He will lead a team to grow global capabilities in client and business development.
IBD / Capital Markets
David Noble, who HSBC’s Equity Capital Markets for the Americas is the latest senior investment banker to leave amidst restructuring and layoffs.
ANZ has promoted Kang Jae Kim to Head of Asia DCM, from his role as Head of Financial Institutions Group DCM for Asia and Head of Southeast Asia and has hired Baoshu Huang to lead North Asia DCM.
PJT Partners Inc has hired former Morgan Stanley MD, Michel Antakly, to its senior advisory in London.
AXA has announced that CEO of AXA Asia, Jean-Louis Laurent Josi, has decided to step down from his executive responsibilities but will stay on as Senior Advisor, reporting to Group CEO Thomas Buberl.
Delta Partners, has appointed Mark Fleming as a partner in its New York office.
Private Banking / Wealth Management
Lord, Abbett & Co have appointed seven new Partners, effective October 1, 2017. They are: Brooke A. Fapohunda – Deputy General Counsel; Jamey Lamanna – Chief Information Officer; Eric Ghernati – Research Analyst; Philip B. Herman – Portfolio Manager; Shane M. Magoon – Trader: Giulio Martini – Director of Strategic Asset Allocation; Richard T. Nigro – Director, Relationship Management.
ZEDRA Group has appointed Jacqueline Shek and Stella Tong to Executive Director Trust Services and Executive Director Family Office Services respectively, both in Hong Kong.
China Banking Corp has named Patrick Cheng as new Chief Financial Officer from the beginning of December 2017. He is currently the Senior Vice President, Trust Officer, and Group Head of Trust and Asset Management Group.
HSBC has named John Flint as their new CEO replacing Stuart Gulliver, pending regulatory authorisation. Flint is currently chief of their retail and wealth management businesses.
Lombard Odier Investment Managers has rehired Eric Roeleven as Head of Institutional Sales in Zurich. Roeleven was previously a Client Relationship Manager with Lombard Odier’s asset management arm from 1998 to 2005 before moving to Pictet.
Private Equity / Direct Investment
James Lim will head up CapitaLand Investment Management, a private equity fund management business created by CapitaLand consolidate its private equity real estate funds into one unit.
Barings Real Estate Advisers has appointed Nikolas von Kleist and Ibrahim Awan to its German transaction team as transaction manager and senior analyst respectively and named Gary Sin as new Director of Tax for its UK and European funds business. von Kleist joins the Frankfurt office and Awan the Munich office.
Sellside – Sales; Trading; Structuring; Research
Exotix Capital has hired Christopher Dielmann as Senior Economist for its Research, Analytics & Data unit, where he will mainly be responsible for markets in Africa – including Egypt, Kenya and Nigeria- and for South West Asia, including Bangladesh, Pakistan and Vietnam.