LONDON, Sept 5 (IFR) - Kenneth Madill has joined Bank of
China in London as manager of its newly formed bond syndicate
Madill joined Bank of China after a short stint at brokers
BGC, prior to which he ran new business initiatives at Tullett
Prebon. He has spent most of his career in sell-side syndicate,
working for an array of investment banks. Madill ran the London
syndicate desk at Erste Bank and before that spent three years
at Lloyds Bank running syndicate and working also on the MTN
He previously worked with current Bank of China London DCM
head Jaswinder Sandher at Standard Chartered - Madill was a
director in European syndicate between 2007 and 2008 when
Sandher was head of Europe and Africa DCM. Madill, a Canadian,
also worked at WestLB and BNP Paribas.
Sandher joined Bank of China in 2013 and previously worked
at the European Investment Bank, Barclays and ABN AMRO.
Bank of China appears to be looking to expand its
underwriting functions in London as Chinese banks develop their
business platforms in the City. Bank of China has been present
in London since 1929, but the establishment of a UK subsidiary
in 2007 was considered a significant step in building and
expanding its profile.