HONG KONG, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and productivity software to both capital markets and corporate investor relations professionals, announced that it has hired Thomas Cheung to be Director of Equity Capital Markets for Asia.
Cheung has over 14 years of experience in Equity Capital Markets and Equity-related products, fostering long-term relationships with ECM professionals in the Asia-Pacific region, including the major investment banks and regional players. Prior to joining Ipreo, Cheung was the Asia Head of ECM Client Relations for Dealogic, where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the ECM business for Asia and managed a team of Relationship Managers.
At Ipreo, Cheung will be focused on growth of the Equity business line and representing the interests of clients in the region, signaling Ipreo's continued commitment to providing top-notch solutions and connectivity to the ECM community in Asia.
"Thomas's management experience and expertise in new-issuance make him a real asset to our Asia operations," said Jennifer Sun, EVP and MD of Global Equity Capital Markets at Ipreo. "We are pleased to be able to apply his knowledge of ECM and extensive relationships as we continue to raise the bar on the services available to ECM professionals in the region."
Said Cheung, "There is a real need for more innovative equity solutions in Asia. Ipreo's heavy focus on client service and high level of technology investment make them the clear choice to best fill the ECM needs in this market. I am excited to help drive the growth of our dedicated Asia operations."
Cheung will be based in Ipreo's Hong Kong office.
Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. From new issuance through ongoing investor management, our unique solutions drive connectivity and efficiency throughout all stages of the capital-raising process. Ipreo is a KKR portfolio company with more than 650 employees supporting clients in every major financial center around the world. For more information, please go to www.ipreo.com.