2 March 2020
BDA announces senior banker promotions
BDA Partners is pleased to announce the promotion of several senior bankers to positions across its global offices. BDA continues to grow and develop its team of sector focused bankers, as a leader in cross-border M&A involving Asia.
Jonathan Aiken is promoted to Managing Director in London. Since joining BDA in 2007, Mr. Aiken has been playing an increasingly important role in managing client relationships, winning new mandates, and leading transactions. He is a seasoned banker in cross-border transactions across Europe, and is now leading the BDA London office on a day-to-day basis.
Huong Trinh is promoted to Managing Director in Ho Chi Minh City. Ms. Trinh has 10 years’ experience in initiating and leading pioneering cross-border transactions involving Vietnam. Since joining BDA in 2018, Ms. Trinh has been managing BDA’s Ho Chi Minh office and has been instrumental in building BDA’s strong pipeline of Vietnam-related work.
Shinya Kimura is promoted to Director in Tokyo. Mr. Kimura joined BDA in 2017, and has worked on many BDA transactions involving Japanese companies, playing an indispensable role in driving BDA’s growth in Japan, especially in the consumer and industrial sectors.
The following bankers have been promoted to Vice President:
- Patrick Chin – Hong Kong
- Kunal Dattani – Mumbai
- David Kim – Singapore
- Brian Lee – Seoul
- Jennifer Lee – Hong Kong
- Xia Yan – Singapore
- Evan Yang – Hong Kong
“These promotions are well-deserved and reflect the excellent work our bankers do, every day. We have been increasingly acknowledged as leaders in our markets, and earned the trust of long-term, repeat clients,” said Andrew Huntley, Senior Managing Director of BDA Partners.
“We are confident that these professionals will help maximize results for our clients, in these dynamic and challenging market conditions. We anticipate a successful 2020, and we’re well placed for significant further growth in the future,” said Euan Rellie, Senior Managing Director of BDA Partners.
BDA Partners is the global investment banking advisor for Asia. We are a premium provider of Asia-related advice to sophisticated clients globally, with over 20 years’ experience advising on cross-border M&A, capital raising, and financial restructuring. We provide global reach with our teams in New York and London, and true regional depth through our seven Asian offices in Mumbai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul, and Tokyo. BDA has deep expertise in the Chemicals, Consumer & Retail, Health, Industrials, Services and Technology sectors. We work relentlessly to earn our clients’ trust by delivering insightful advice and outstanding outcomes.
BDA Partners has strategic partnerships with William Blair, a premier global investment banking business, and with DBJ (Development Bank of Japan), a Japanese Government-owned bank with US$150bn of assets.