People News: HSBC, Goldman Sachs, RBC

CVC Capital Partners, the biggest European buyout firm, has hired HSBC’s most senior Southeast Asia dealmaker Alvin Lim, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Bloomberg News reports that Lim, who was a managing director and head of Southeast Asia banking advisory at HSBC, will start work at CVC Capital next month, according to the people. He will focus on investments in Singapore and Malaysia, the people said, asking not to be identified because the information is not public yet.

In the meantime, Bloomberg also reports that Richard Campbell-Breeden, one of Goldman Sachs’s most senior mergers and acquisitions bankers in Asia, has relocated to London after almost eight years in Hong Kong.

Campbell-Breeden, chairman of the M&A group in Asia Pacific excluding Japan, will focus on senior client coverage in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, according to Sebastian Howell, a spokesman for the bank in London. The banker, who has been with Goldman Sachs for more than 26 years, helped lead M&A in the region since 2008 and was also vice chairman of investment banking.

Finally, Reuters reports that John Reed, a managing director in equity syndicate at Deutsche Bank has left the bank to join Royal Bank of Canada, people familiar with the matter said this week.

CVC Capital Said to Poach HSBC's Top Southeast Asian Dealmaker

Goldman Sachs Asia M&A Chairman Campbell-Breeden Moves to London

RBC hires ECM banker John Reed from Deutsche Bank

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