Wong is joined by Evert-Jan Zondag and William Cuthbert, both of whom relocate from other positions within ABN Amro. Zondag moves from Amsterdam, where he worked in the bank’s capital structuring team, while Cuthbert moves from ABN Amro in London to head ratings advisory in Asia. Cuthbert, who joined the bank in 2001 from JP Morgan Chase, will maintain a direct report to David Beardsall, global head of ratings advisory.
ABN Amro began its financial markets advisory business last year, with launches in Europe, North America and Australia. The teams specialise in offering advice on debt funding, balance sheet optimisation, capital structuring, risk and value management, portfolio optimisation, ratings advisory and transaction structuring/restructuring.