Prakash Chakravarti is a senior writer with Thomson Reuters/IFR/LPC, where he has worked for nearly 12 years in several senior positions. He has written extensively on Asian loan markets, including contributing to books and management reports, and been instrumental in the events and conferences organised by IFR relating to capital markets in the region. He has also covered other asset classes such as bonds and equity, and written about trends in commercial and investment banking and capital markets in Asia.
Standard Chartered is hiring Lyndon Hsu as global head of leveraged finance and financing solutions business to replace the departing Sanjay Chowdhry.
Malaysia Airports Holdings is seeking approval for an amendment and extension (A&E) of a €500m (US$562m) acquisition-related loan sealed two years ago.
Kate Kwan has formally started as chief executive officer of the Hong Kong arm of India’s IL&FS Financial Services.