IFR Asia LGFV Funding Roundtable 2016: Roundtable participants
Keith Chan is a director and corporate credit analyst at HSBC, with a focus on international bonds from property companies and conglomerates in Greater China, Indonesia and the Philippines. He also covers Chinese internet and IT companies, and recently has extended his coverage to China local government financing vehicles (LGFVs). Chan joined HSBC in 2005 and has covered Asian corporate credits in a variety of sectors, including quasi-sovereigns and utilities. He has a first class honours degree in actuarial science from the University of Hong Kong.
Baring Asset Management
Dr Sean Chang is head of Asian debt at Barings, with responsibility for leading research into Asia’s fast-growing corporate and government debt markets. He is also the manager of dedicated regional credit funds, focussing on high yield to investment-grade securities across Asia.
He started his career in treasury at Commonwealth Bank of Australia before moving into fund management, with roles for Mirae Asset Management and HSBC Global Asset Management, among others. He joined Barings in 2012.
Moody’s Investors Service
Ivan Chung is an associate managing director in charge of credit research and analysis for Greater China at Moody’s Investors Service. He leads the analysis of credit trends and issuers, as well as the development of research publications, and plays a key role in developing Moody’s initiatives and analytical frameworks for offshore renminbi bonds, and contributes to the analysis of Chinese regional and local governments.
Chung rejoined Moody’s in 2006 and has held senior analytical positions in corporate finance and project and infrastructure finance.
Kun Shan is head of local markets strategy for BNP Paribas China, based in Shanghai. He is responsible for thematic coverage of China FX, rates and credit markets; he provides hedging and trading recommendations to clients, and contributes regularly to the bank’s written publications.
Prior to joining BNP Paribas in 2011, Kun worked at Robeco in the Netherlands for five years, where he was a buy-side credit analyst covering European and US corporate bonds
David Tsai is a consultant in the capital markets practice at global law firm Clifford Chance. He has acted as a Greater China debt capital markets practitioner for over nine years for investment banks as well as corporate and sovereign issuers on a range of Asian capital markets transactions, innovative debt securities and equity-linked securities transactions. David focuses especially on the Greater China region, and has recently advised on a number of offshore bond issuances carried out by several Chinese LGFVs.
Weizhou Yang is an equity research analyst at Mizuho Securities. She transferred to Hong Kong in 2015 after several years in Tokyo, and focuses on macroeconomic research, especially China. Yang joined Mizuho in 2012 and previously worked in fixed income research covering Japanese government bonds and the foreign exchange market.
Standard Chartered Bank
David Yim is managing director and head of debt capital markets for Greater China, based in Hong Kong. Before joining Standard Chartered, he led the debt capital markets team for North Asia at Royal Bank of Scotland and has over 20 years’ experience in bonds and syndicated loans. He has a MBA degree from Imperial College, London and is a holder of Chartered Financial Analyst.
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