At a local level, both will report to Andreas Ruschkowski, head of capital markets Asia-Pacific ex-Japan.
The official said the transfers - which include Stephen Patterson, who transferred as a credit derivatives structurer from New York to Singapore - alongside recent hires in Tokyo, are aimed at further strengthening the bank’s credit derivatives capabilities across Asia.
The bank hired TJ Cheng from WestLB as a credit derivatives trader in January and Boon Aik Lim as a credit derivatives structurer from HVB Capital in November. Both Cheng and Lim are based in Tokyo.
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