JPMorgan ropes in Oliver Brinkmann from Lloyds to head Asia corporate banking

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Based in Hong Kong, he reports to Sjoerd Leenart for corporate banking duties and Nicolas Aguzin from a regional perspective.

Uber names Pavan Vaish as head of central operations in India

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Ride hailing platform Uber Monday said it has appointed Daksh e-services co-founder Pavan Vaish as the head of central operations in India. “As we embark on our next wave of growth, we are building and strengthening a team of industry experts and veterans who appreciate the impact of ride sharing and are… Read more »


TA Associates elevates India head Dhiraj Poddar as MD

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Poddar has advised on TA’s investments in ACT, Fincare, Fractal Analytics, Ideal Cures, BillDesk, Prudent Corporate Advisory Services, RateGain, Shilpa Medicare and Tega Industries.


SoftBank said to hire Goldman veteran for new investments unit

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The hiring is the latest move by Masayoshi Son to transform SoftBank into a technology-focused investor with initiatives such as the near-$100 billion Vision Fund.


Singapore’s Carousell makes top hires to lead operations, strategy

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Carousell has appointed Su Lin Tan, and former RedMart COO Colin Bryar as vice president of operations and advisor, respectively.


Temasek unit Fullerton makes key appointments to build new PE team

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Tan Huck Khim, a former Credit Suisse fund management executive, joined Fullerton in December as its Head of Private Equity.


People Digest: Malaysia’s PNB names new CIO; AmBank appoints chairman

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PNB has named Hanizan Hood as its new chief investment officer, effective January 1, 2019.


2018 in review: A strong year for women in VC

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It’s been a milestone year for Southeast Asia, not just in terms of additional dry powder, but also for gender diversity in the venture capital world.


What investors may be getting wrong about backing diversity

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A study by Calvert Impact Capital found that diversity in senior staff had a greater impact than the number of female directors or the gender of its founder.


Thailand appoints first female capital market regulator chief

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Thailand named Ruenvadee Suwanmongkol as secretary general of the SEC, appointing a woman to run the market regulator for the first time.