Sanjeev Kumar will head BTMU’s new event finance team in Asia, which includes project financing, securitisation, loan syndication and structured trade financing.

The team will focus on events around Asia, providing the above solutions to clients for use in the financing of events. Kumar will be based in Singapore and report to the Asian investment banking division head Koichiro Oshima.

Oshima says: “Sanjeev’s appointment and the wealth of experience he brings will ensure BTMU is well positioned to capture the growing demand for complex financing deals as companies continue to leverage on the Asia Pacific region as a growth driver. Sanjeev will play a critical role in enhancing our ability to provide global clients with leading edge insights and advisory for their financing needs.”

Kumar joins from RBS, where he was head of clients in Hong Kong. He joined RBS in 2004, before which he worked for a number of banks including Barclays and Citi.