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Citi Appoints Amit Dhawan as Asia Pacific SME Business Head

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Asian Banking and Finance

Citi has announced two key appointments in its Commercial Bank in Asia Pacific to support clients and their growth strategies. In a new role for Citi, Amit Dhawan has been appointed Asia Pacific Small and Medium Sized Enterprises [SME] Business Head. He will be based out of Singapore and report to Ashish Bajaj, Head of Commercial Banking Asia Pacific.

In this new role, Amit will focus on further building a sustainable growth strategy for this large and key client segment that covers small and medium sized enterprises. Amit is currently the Head of Commercial Lending Management for the Commercial Bank in Asia. Citi has also appointed Rodney Lee as the Asia Commercial Bank Digitization Head.

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Vanguard’s Global CEO to Step Down

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InvestorDaily

Vanguard has announced that chief investment officer Tim Buckley will succeed Bill McNabb as chief executive on 1 January 2018. The board of US investment firm Vanguard has elected chief investment officer Tim Buckley as president and director, along with plans for him to succeed Bill McNabb as chief executive on 1 January 2018. Mr McNabb, aged 60, has been the global chief executive of Vanguard since 2008 and will remain chairman of the company’s board.

Mr McNabb accepted the board’s decision, saying “it is the right time for a new leader and the board is unanimous in its belief that Tim Buckley is the ideal next chief executive for Vanguard”. Mr Buckley has been a member of Vanguard’s senior leadership team since 2001 and has served as chief investment officer since 2013. He will be the fourth global chief executive of Vanguard since its founding in 1975.

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New Asia Investment Banking Co-Heads for Morgan Stanley

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Reuters

Morgan Stanley has named Dieter Turowski and Shane Zhang as co-heads of Asia Pacific investment banking to replace Kate Richdale, who has left the bank to join Goldman Sachs Group Inc, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

Europe-based Turowski was most recently the global co-head of natural resources, while Zhang is the bank’s co-head of China investment banking.

Reuters reported earlier Thursday that Richdale, Morgan Stanley’s Asia investment banking head, was joining Goldman Sachs as head of investment banking services.

Morgan Stanley declined comment. The sources could not be named as the details were not yet public.

This article can be found at reuters.com.

AMP Capital Appoints Two Investment Directors

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InvestorDaily

AMP Capital has appointed investment directors to its infrastructure equity and energy teams in London and Sydney, respectively. Former UK Government Investments executive director Niamh McBreen has been appointed as an investment director within AMP Capital’s infrastructure equity asset management team in London.

In addition, former NSW Treasury commercial director Stasha Prnjatovic has been appointed to the newly-created role of investment director, energy, in AMP Capital’s Sydney office.

AMP Capital’s infrastructure equity head Boe Pahari said the new appointments showed the firm’s increasing investment capacities within the energy market. Ms McBreen started at AMP Capital on 1 July, while Ms Prnjatovic will commence her role on 17 July.

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BNY Mellon entity secures Chinese approval

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BNY Mellon Investment Management has announced it has received approval from a Chinese government department as the final step to incorporating an entity in the country. According to a statement, BNY Mellon has incorporated an Investment Management Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise (IM WFOE) in China after receiving approval from the Shanghai Administration for Industry and Commerce. The IM WFOE has been established in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone and will be 100 per cent wholly owned by BNY Mellon Investment Management Hong Kong, the statement said.

BNY Mellon noted that establishing an IM WFOE will over time enable it to manufacture and distribute onshore private funds to Chinese high net worth and institutional investors. The directors of the IM WFOE are co-heads of BNY Mellon Investment Management for Asia-Pacific, Lindsay Wright and Doni Shamsuddin, head of risk and compliance for BNY Mellon Investment Management for Asia-Pacific, Emily Chan, and BNY Mellon head of investment management governance, Greg Brisk. Ms Wright said, “We increasingly see Chinese investors searching for investment choice and global diversity and our multi-boutique model means we are well positioned to meet their investment needs.

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