IFR Asia High Yield Bonds Roundtable 2019: Roundtable participants

IFR Asia High Yield Bonds Roundtable 2019
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Fitch Ratings

Adrian Cheng is a director in Fitch Ratings’ Asia Pacific corporates team. He currently covers the China property sector.

Adrian started his career at the Corporate Financing and Risks Solutions team at Royal Bank of Scotland Group in London and Hong Kong. Before joining Fitch, he was director at the Credit Ratings Advisory team at Citigroup in Hong Kong.

Adrian has a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Stanford University.



Bank of China

Zhang Hongbao joined Bank of China head office in 2000 and has rotated in departments such as derivatives trading, hedging, asset management and offshore debt capital markets. In 2014, Zhang Hongbao was seconded to Hong Kong branch to join the offshore debt capital markets team as head of DCM. He has since participated in various landmark deals for financial institutions, large central state-owned enterprises, state owned enterprises and sovereign institutions.

Zhang graduated from Tsinghua University with a master’s degree in business administration and he is a CFA and FRM holder.



Triada Capital

Monica Hsiao is founder and CIO of Triada Capital, a Pan-Asia credit multi-strategy manager based in Hong Kong focused on event-driven and fundamental credit plays in Asia.

Prior to launching Triada, she was last at CQS, a US$14bn+ UK-based hedge fund, in their Hong Kong office, where she spent several years as senior PM and head of Asian credit strategies.

Before joining CQS, Hsiao managed a global credit portfolio as a proprietary trader in London at both Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse. She started her career in finance as a portfolio manager at Nomura International’s asset investment division in London.




Daniel Kim is currently managing director, head of high yield capital markets and commercial bank debt origination team at HSBC.

In his current role, he has responsibility across a range of corporate borrowers in Asia-Pacific. In addition to this responsibility, Daniel holds management responsibilities for the DCM teams in the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.

He joined HSBC’s Debt Capital Markets team in 2007 and holds over 15 years’ experience in debt origination working in Hong Kong and Korea.

Daniel holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.


Daniel Stanton

Editor, Asian Credit, IFR (Moderator)

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