IFR Asia/LPC Evolution of Asian Loans Roundtable 2016: Roundtable participants
Justin Crane is global head of loan syndicate & distribution at Standard Chartered based in Singapore. Before joining Standard Chartered in February 2013, Crane was with Credit Suisse in Singapore and prior to that with Citigroup in Hong Kong. He started his banking career at Barclays in 1996, where he worked for 12 years in the United Kingdom and Asia.
Kaili Jen is head of global structured finance at CTBC Bank in Singapore and has been in charge of origination and distribution of syndication and structured loans in the ASEAN countries and India since 2014. She joined the Taiwanese bank in 2006 and has worked in the Hong Kong branch before moving to Singapore in 2009.
BOC, Singapore branch
Augustine Lim is senior executive director and deputy head of corporate banking 1 department at Bank of China, Singapore branch and oversees teams responsible for large local and global corporates, syndications, aviation finance and ASEAN regional business. He joined the bank in May 2012 and has 18 years of banking experience.
Michel Lowy co-founded SC Lowy, a privately owned fixed-income firm focused on high-yield and distressed bonds, loans, direct lending and special situations. Prior to founding SC Lowy in 2009, Michel led Deutsche Bank’s strategic investment group and built market-leading franchises in Asia, Japan and Latin America.
Richard Monnington is managing director of Prudential Capital Singapore. He is responsible for the group treasury operations in Asia and is focused on investment opportunities in credit, mainly in senior secured loans. He began his career with Prudential Portfolio Managers in 1998 and worked at brokerage firm Instinet before joining PruCap in 2005.
Koichiro Oshima is head of investment banking for Asia and Oceania at MUFG. Based in Singapore currently, he has worked in investment banking, structured and project finance in different cities, including Tokyo and New York. He has more than 25 years of investment banking experience and started his career in corporate finance in 1989 with Sanwa Bank.
Mike is head of leveraged finance for ASEAN at Standard Chartered. He has 20 years of experience within structured debt, having a specific focus on leveraged loans, situational or event-driven acquisition financings and recapitalisations. Mike has led and been involved in a broad range of debt transactions, including many landmark deals in telecommunications and other sectors.
UOB Asset Management
Albert Yeoh is currently the portfolio manager for the Asia CLO. In his previous job at a credit fund he was actively involved in research and investment of high-yield corporate bonds, loans and convertible bonds in Asia. He has also worked at Fitch Ratings with responsibility for rating synthetic collateralised debt obligations and cash flow collateralised bond and loan obligations in Asia.
Asia Pacific Bureau Chief, Basis Point/LPC
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