CLSA appoints Global Head of Debt Capital Markets

Hong Kong


– Further strengthening its leadership position –

Hong Kong – Tuesday, 27 February 2018:  CLSA Limited (‘CLSA’), Asia’s leading capital markets and investment group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Luk as Managing Director, Global Head of Debt Capital Markets.

Luk brings to CLSA an almost three decades of experience in covering a wide range of investment banking products. In this newly created role, Luk will leverage his extensive experience in capital markets to further strengthen CLSA’s DCM capability in Greater China and Southeast Asia.

Throughout his career, Luk has held various senior management positions including Global Head of Debt and Equity Capital Markets at ANZ, Head of Asia-Pacific Debt Capital Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Head of Asia Fixed Income Capital Markets and Asia Leverage Debt Capital Markets at Deutsche Bank. His most recent position was Head of Fixed Income at SGX Limited.

Zhenyi Tang, Chairman of CLSA comments: “CLSA, together with CITIC Securities, is recognised as one of the leading corporate finance and capital markets groups in China and Asia. In Mr. Luk, we have a highly qualified and seasoned banker whose knowledge and experience in capital markets are second to none. The addition of Luk to expand CLSA’s DCM business will further strengthen our market leading position.”

In the first two months of 2018, CLSA led more than 10 DCM transactions and raised about US$6 billion for clients. In 2017, CLSA was the No.1 Bookrunner in DCM raising more than US$62 billion in deal value*.

Based in Hong Kong, Luk will commence on Thursday, 1 March 2018 and report to Zhenyi Tang, Chairman of CLSA.

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* Dealogic 2017