Lipton reign ends at HSBC as veteran loans banker departs

Phil Lipton, a veteran banker who is a well-known figure in Asia’s syndicated loans market, has left HSBC, bringing an end to a 15-year career at the firm. Pan Yue and Rashmi Kumar report.

  • By Pan Yue, Rashmi Kumar
  • 27 Jun 2019

Lipton was HSBC’s head of loan syndications for Asia Pacific until earlier this week. The move shocked rival bankers inside and outside the loans market.

“He was a big name,” said a China chief executive at a rival bank.

Ashish Sharma, former head of structured, leveraged and acquisition finance ...

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