SC Lowy eyes acquisition

By Duncan Kerr

Small Asian firm has big European ambitions; expands into debt capital markets.

Roughly a year ago, SC Lowy, a small, Hong Kong-headquartered, fixed-income investment-banking firm, opened an office in London to expand its business in Europe.

For a firm that trades loans, high-yield bonds and is moving into primary debt capital markets, there are plenty of opportunities in the European market.

One that is especially bold and which Michel Lowy, co-founder and CEO, says is “absolutely” on the cards, is the potential acquisition of a bank.

It’s “not going to happen tomorrow” he cautions, but he is interested and is looking for what would, if the firm did pull it off, be its second bank acquisition.

Full article: http://www.euromoney.com/Article/3442020/Investment-banking-SC-Lowy-eyes-acquisition.html

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