Appointment of Raj Malhotra as Head of Debt Capital Markets for Asia Pacific
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) announces the appointment of Raj Malhotra as Head of Debt Capital Markets for Asia Pacific, effective 1st April, 2018. He will replace Laurent Morel, who will become Global Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage within the Financial Institutions Group on the same date.
In his new role, Raj will be responsible for further developing SG CIB’s Debt Capital Markets (DCM) platform in Asia Pacific, leveraging the bank’s strong advisory, structuring and execution capabilities. He will supervise SG CIB’s DCM teams located in Hong Kong, Seoul and Singapore to meet the growing financing needs of corporates, financial institutions, sovereigns and public sectors entities in the region.
Raj will continue to be based in Singapore and will report regionally to Stephen Swift, Head ofGlobal Finance for Asia Pacific, and functionally to Demetrio Salorio, Global Head of Debt Capital Markets.
Raj Malhotra joined Societe Generale in 2014 as Head of Debt Capital Markets for South East Asia & India, adding Australasia to his remit in 2016. He has focused on establishing and building out the group’s DCM platform in the region, and has led numerous bond transactions for Sovereigns, Banks and Corporates during this period. Before joining Societe Generale, Raj was Head of Debt Capital Markets for South East Asia at Nomura, and Joint Head of Debt Capital Markets, South East Asia at UBS Investment Bank. He moved to Singapore in 2009 from London, where he spent 10 years with UBS and Goldman Sachs in DCM/Credit Research roles.
Raj holds an MBA from the London Business School, an MSc from the University of Warwick and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Glasgow.