Published on 07 December 2023     61 Views

SMBC to Enhance Private Credit Distribution Capabilities with Senior Hire in Asia Pacific

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has announced the appointment of Yew Chuan Sim as Head of Private Credit Distribution, Asia Pacific in the Loan Capital Markets Department, in a move to invest and expand its specialized lending origination and distribution capabilities in the region.


Based in Singapore, Yew Chuan will be responsible for leading the bank’s distribution efforts in the region alongside its newly established structured credit team to provide bespoke debt solutions to corporates, financial sponsors and ultra-high net worth clients across Asia Pacific. Yew Chuan, brings over 20 years of experience in investment banking and has worked in Nomura, RBS, Merrill, and Barclays.


Aaron Chow, General Manager, Loan Capital Markets Department, Asia Pacific at SMBC, said: “We are excited to welcome Yew Chuan to SMBC, as we continue to commit and invest in expanding our franchise via structured and bespoke product offerings to financial sponsors, corporates and ultra-high net worth clients.”