Simmons hires debt capital markets expert in Hong Kong
Simmons & Simmons has boosted its finance expertise in Hong Kong with the hire of Jay Lee from Standard Chartered Bank.
At Standard Chartered, Lee was head of the legal debt capital markets department for China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. He joins Simmons as a partner.
“Jay will be focusing on developing our debt capital markets practice in China, with an emphasis on our market leading RMB bonds practice and other deals such as G-3 bonds, medium-term note programmes, equity linked products and local currency bonds,” said Jonathan Hammond, head of the financial institutions practice at Simmons & Simmons.