Ex-Merrill Prime Brokerage Chief Ford Lands At HSBC

Jul 9 2010 | 10:58am ET

Prime brokerage veteran Melvyn Ford has joined HSBC to head hedge-fund coverage in the Asia-Pacific region.

Ford was named to the newly-created post of managing director for global banking in the financial institutions group, Asian Investor reports. Based in Hong Kong, he will seek to lure hedge funds to HSBC and to create trade ideas.

Ford left Merrill Lynch, where he was head of Asian prime brokerage, in early 2008.


In Depth

Steinbrugge: Will Hedge Funds Help or Hurt During the Next Market Correction?

Sep 7 2016 | 11:55pm ET

Most investors have become accustomed to quick rebounds when markets correct, but...

Lifestyle

Quattrex Sports AG Debuts Soccer-Focused UCITS Fund

Sep 9 2016 | 9:54pm ET

Innovative alternative investment company Quattrex Sports has unveiled a new UCITS...

Guest Contributor

Malik: The Ever-Changing Middle Market and The Entering Class of 2016

Sep 2 2016 | 5:01pm ET

Deal sourcing and origination is only going to get more competitive given current...