Ties to a tycoon pay dividends

By Lorraine Cushnie
01 Nov 2013

I may be out of the market but I’ve managed to stay in the loop well after my banking days. Although red bird’s nest was never my cup of tea (or should I say cup of saliva), I can still find myself, almost 20 years after retirement, washing down Japanese abalone with Chateau Margaux 2009 at the wedding of a Hong Kong tycoon’s daughter.

What’s the trick, you up-and-coming MDs may ask? Working investment banking hours leaves you with very little spare time. So you have to make the most of every opportunity to enable you to stay within that inner circle.

I roped in this particular billionaire, after I met him ...

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