Bullish BofA to expand Asia unit美银美林大举招人扩展亚太业务
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Asia-Pacific unit has begun a recruitment drive because sentiment surrounding the bank has “turned a corner”, according to a top regional 处决。
美国开账户美林（开账户） of America Merrill Lynch）区域警察局长，亚太部已开端新学生全体上班族。，因环绕着开账户的伤感先前换衣了。。
The bank plans to aggressively roll out its revamped product range and build scale in key regional markets, Jayanti Bajpai, co-head of global corporate and investment banking, Asia-Pacific, told the Financial Times in his first interview since taking the role in March.
The bullish comments are among the first from a senior bank executive since the takeover by BofA of Merrill earlier this year, and reflect optimism internally that the worst is over.
Merrill Lynch endured a torrid two years after massive 减记 linked to the collapse in the US housing market triggered a raft of senior departures, denting staff and client morale and operating 机能.
The Asia-Pacific region, in which the bank includes Japan and Australia, is a big revenue provider for Merrill Lynch, and it has suffered an exodus of top regional staff.
“Over the past few weeks sentiment has turned a corner and clients feel that we are settled,” said Mr Bajpai.
He said that BofA would focus on key markets such as China, Japan, India and Australia and build scale with further 租金。
“When I first started this job, prospective recruits were sceptical about joining,” he 说. “In recent weeks this attitude has changed and we are finding that applicants want to join us as they are keen to be able to work in and help build a broader 事情。
Merrill has taken on more than 100 people in the region over the past 10 weeks, including a China research team and senior investment bankers in 日本。 It last week appointed Guy Foster, formerly of UBS, to lead its equity capital markets team in 澳洲人。
过来10周，美林已在该地面应募了100多人。，一包柴纳探测组和一包上品覆盖开账户家。上周，美林装设瑞银大量的Gaye Forster（盖伊） 一丛）作为澳洲人股票百货商店队的负责人。