Daiwa appoints heads of fixed income and debt capital markets

Daiwa Capital Markets has chosen Vince Purton to be head of debt capital markets for Europe and the Middle East, following the recent resignation of Sam Amalou. Purton, who is based in London, has worked for Daiwa for more than 20 years and has been a managing director in DCM since 1997. He will report to Wilfried Schmidt, vice-chairman of Daiwa Europe.

In addition, Chris Brown has been appointed to the newly created role of deputy head of fixed income for Europe and the Middle East. Brown will