Ganesh Sabaratnam Partner Singapore +65 9818 4663

Partner – Corporate Finance

Ganesh has over 25 years’ experience across global markets/investment banking and principal investing/private equity and held various positions with bulge bracket IBs – Barclays, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America in Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Malaysia, London and San Francisco. He was instrumental in building the franchise/platform and exceeding revenue targets for SEA and EM, managing the businesses and team, delivering the firm to clients, leveraging the bank and cross-selling across the platform. His responsibilities and roles includes country manager and client coverage, management, origination for private and public markets, structuring, trading, derivatives/structured solutions, hedging - FX, Rates, Commodities, Credit and Equity.

At Barclays, Ganesh headed up the Aviation sector for ASEAN. He hasa wealth of experience in the  Aviation - Airlines sector from M&A, IPO, pre-IPO, leveraged buyouts, Bonds, complex structured financing, Aircraft financing, risk management solutions for Airlines. He has helped Airlines restructure their debt, fuel, interest rates and currency hedges in challenging times during the Global Financial Crisis, SARS and bird flu periods.

Ganesh maintained good client relationships across SEA corporates and financial institutions with founders/promoters, chairman, CEOs, C-Suites, treasurers, bankers and sponsors/investors. He also has a successful track record of origination of structured solutions for clients and building strong relationships with promoters.

His clients range from large and mid-sized corporates, family offices, regional banks, SWFs, pension funds, private equity firms.

Qualifications
  • M.Sc Financial Economics – Capital Markets, University of London – executive program completed whilst working at Bank of America, London
  • B.Sc Joint Honours Manufacturing Engineering and Economics, University of Birmingham, UK