Kalpesh Mehta, Director, NJ Global Invest said: "DIFC was an obvious choice for us when we decided to start an office in Dubai. It provides the gateway to the entire Middle East and will help us expand rapidly in this ever growing region.
He will report to Mark Leahy, Nomura’s head of debt origination and fixed income syndicate for Asia ex-Japan, one of the people said.
He has more than 20 years international banking experience, which has included spells in Hong Kong, Tokyo and New York.
Clowes, previously global head of proprietary trading at Commerzbank, has brought several traders across with him to Vantage from the German lender. T
He joins DBS on June 1 subject to regulatory approvals and, like Teo, will be a member of DBS's group management committee.
He left Jones Lang LaSalle a few months ago to launch his own real estate fund in an equal partnership with Nipun Sahni, former managing director and India head, global commercial real estate, DSP Merrill Lynch.
Kenrick Leung has joined Amundi Hong Kong as director, investment, Greater China equities. He reports to Ayaz Ebrahim, CIO Asian equities ex-Japan.
Managers Larry Zhang and Kurt Baker are to depart JT Capital Management's Greater China-focused hedge fund, which is to be transferred to Harvest Alternative Investment (HAI), AsianInvestor has learned.
Executive Chairman of Harper Bernays, Peter Harper, said the company’s clients will benefit from Ward’s knowledge.