Merrill Bulks Up Asian Equity Sales

Merrill Lynch has boosted its marketing presence for Asian equities with a hiring spree in recent weeks.

  • 02 Jun 2004
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Merrill Lynch has boosted its marketing presence for Asian equities with a hiring spree in recent weeks. According to an internal announcement by Nigel Beattie, head of Pacific Rim equity investor client group in Tokyo, Merrill has made the following hires for the investor client group in Asia: Tim Last, equity derivatives marketer at JPMorgan in Hong Kong, has joined as a director in Hong Kong; Gus Cheah, head of institutional sales at DBS in Singapore, has joined as a director; Jerry Yoon, marketer at Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong, has come on board as v.p. in Hong Kong and Orion Leung, equity derivatives research at JPMorgan in Hong Kong, has joined as v.p. in Hong Kong. Beattie declined comment.  

Additionally, Angus Kent, Thailand Indonesia and Philippines product head at JPMorgan in New York, has joined as a director in New York covering Asian products. For Japanese convertibles, cash equity and derivative sales, Miki Edelman, marketer at JPMorgan in Boston, has joined as a marketer in New York, Sharon Bowen, marketer at Nomura Securities in New York, has joined as v.p. in New York, and Andreas Frenzel, fund manager at Deutsche Investment TrustManagement in Frankfurt, will be v.p. in Frankfurt.
 
An equity official at the firm noted that with the growing number of hedge funds being set up, as well as increasing flows into Asian equities, Merrill needed to boost its coverage for the region globally.

  • 02 Jun 2004

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%