Banks bolster sponsor coverage amid Asian private equity boom

Banks are making efforts to boost their sponsor coverage in Asia, responding to the growing prominence of private equity funds in the region and a shift in business ownership to a younger generation that is more open to selling stakes. Shruti Chaturvedi reports.

  • By Shruti Chaturvedi
  • 31 Aug 2017
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) hired a pair of managing directors this week, bringing in Andrew Lee, a Mizuho banker, and Chris Wong in large part to cover private equity firms, although they will also be involved in project financing. This is the latest example of ...

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