Japanese investment bank Daiwa Capital Markets has appointed Edouard Hoepffner as head of structuring for Asia excluding Japan, a newly created position. Hoepffner, who will be based in Hong Kong, will report locally to Dominique Blanchard, global head of derivatives.
Previously Hoepffner was at Merrill Lynch, where he ran structuring for the region.
The appointment follows the hire of Adam Cowperthwaite as head of equity derivatives sales for Asia excluding Japan. Cowperthwaite, who will be base