RBC's custody business hires Singapore head

HandshakeRBC Investor & Treasury Services has hired Hong Paterson as country head and director of global client coverage, Singapore. She joins from JP Morgan Commercial Banking in Singapore, where she was responsible for multinational clients. Previously, she worked for JP Morgan Investor Services on cash and liquidity management. “Hong’s substantial experience and extensive knowledge of the local market will be invaluable in driving our business and client activity in Singapore,” said Andrew Gordon, managing director, Asia. While at JP Morgan, Paterson worked in New York, London, Chicago and Hong Kong. RBC Investor & Treasury Services provides custody, payments and treasury services and boasts 4 trillion Canadian dollars ($3.1 trillion) of client assets under administration. ©2017 funds global asia

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘We have to improve ourselves’

Jul 17, 2017

Raising productivity is essential for Abenomics to succeed, says Mitsuhiro Yuasa, co-founder of Rheos Capital.

INTERVIEW: Cash-rich and hoping to grow

Mar 20, 2017

The chief executive of Value Partners has ambitious plans and $335 million to spend. George Mitton meets King Lun Au.

Roundtables

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

Jul 17, 2017

From Korean warehouses to Chinese hospitals, investors’ holding periods are growing in Asia. But in a market awash with liquidity, so is competition for assets. Our panel in Hong Kong discuss real estate investment.

ROUNDTABLE: More transparency, less certainty

Mar 20, 2017

Our panel discussed exchange-traded funds, regulatory overdrive and whether mutual fund recognition has been a failure. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.