UBS AG said Sara Ferrari will coordinate the development of the emerging markets business within the investment bank as the biggest Swiss wealth manager expands in those regions, according to an internal memo.
Highland Capital Management, a company formed by the government of China’s Yunnan province, will raise as much as 15 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) to invest in real estate and natural resources in Southeast Asia.
King & Spalding LLP recruited Australian arbitration and construction lawyer Peter Megens as a partner in the Singapore office starting in July. Megens was at King & Wood Mallesons in Melbourne, where he was co-head of the firm’s arbitration practice and a senior member of its construction team.
Eduardo Centola is joining UBS AG as head of investment banking in Brazil from Standard Bank Group Ltd. , where he was chief executive officer for the Americas, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.