Saturday, 23 May 2015
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May 4 2007 | 11:33am ET
Barclays Capital has appointed Alan Hirakawa as managing director and head of leveraged finance, Asia Pacific. He is responsible for the firm’s relationships with private equity clients in the region.
Based in Hong Kong, Hirakawa will report jointly to Darcy Lai, Barclays Capital’s head of investment banking and debt capital markets in Asia and to John Kelting, head of European leveraged finance, based in London. Hirakawa will replace Alan Turner who returns to London later this month to join the European Corporate Leveraged Finance team.
Hirakawa previously worked at Citigroup where he served as managing director, Asian leveraged finance.
“Alan has an enviable track record in leveraged finance, having structured and closed transactions in each of Asia’s major leveraged finance markets,” said Lai. “He is well known and has worked very successfully with a number of Barclays Capital’s major clients.”
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…