Eric Winarta Appointed to Leads Indonesia’ Credit Suisse IBCM - Photo by Credit Suisse

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The Credit Suisse has just appointed Eric Winarta to leads Investment Banking & Capital Markets (IBCM) in Indonesia. With more than 19 years of experience in the investment banking sector, Eric will focus on driving the growth of the Credit Suisse IBCM business in Indonesia.

Eric’s appointment as Head of Indonesia Coverage in the Asia Pacific department of IBCM intends on encouraging the growth of the Credit Suisse business that has built its reputation 20 years ago.

As a banking investment expert, Eric will be responsible for extending Credit Suisse’s relations with corporate entrepreneurs and clients in Indonesia, as well as presenting a comprehensive Credit Suisse product range in a comprehensive manner.

This is coinciding with Credit Suisse’s ambitions to become “the Bank for Entrepreneurs”, or a trusted bank for entrepreneurs in the Asia Pacific. Eric will work with Pankaj Goel and Rizal Gozali as co-Head of IBCM Credit Suisse for the Southeast Asia region.

Eric is well-known 19 years of experience in investment banking in Jakarta and Singapore to Credit Suisse, with an established track record in expanding client relations, and initiating and executing mergers and acquisitions and capital market transactions.

Before joining Credit Suisse, he worked as Head of Indonesia Corporate Finance in the United Kingdom (UK). Previously he also served as Head of Indonesia Investment Banking in Barclays, UK.

In his career, the alumnus of Master of Science degree from Stanford University was also experienced at Standard Chartered and Rothschild.

Eric also has a good performance, where he has handled various important transactions such as the acquisition of PT Komet Infra Nusantara by PT Protelindo, divestment of PT Medco Power Indonesia by Saratoga Group, and sales of PT Asuransi Multi Artha Guna Tbk by Panin Group to Fairfax Asia.

In addition, he was also involved in EUR 3 billion bond offerings for the Indonesian Government, and PT Garuda Indonesia debt restructuring worth US$ 895 million.

“We enthusiastically welcome Eric as our IBCM business leader in Indonesia. He will strengthen the capabilities of Credit Suisse in the capital market and as an advisor to help clients and increase our presence in this market. Both are important parts of Credit Suisse’s business in Southeast Asia,” said Pankaj.

Furthermore, Rizal revealed that this appointment underscored Credit Suisse’s commitment to continue to grow business in Indonesia.

“Credit Suisse has succeeded in building one of the largest international investment banking teams in Indonesia, and we are proud to have become one of the advisory banks trusted by entrepreneurs and various leading companies of this country,” he said.

As we know, Credit Suisse is consistently ranked as one of the top foreign investment banks in Indonesia and its IBCM business in the country has received significant recognition over the years from regional media publications.

In 2018, Credit Suisse was named Indonesia’s Best International Investment Bank by FinanceAsia (for the 19th time) and Best Investment Bank by Euromoney (for the 12th time).

The bank’s Indonesia franchise also received similar accolades last year from Asiamoney (Best Corporate and Investment Bank) and from The Asset (Best Corporate and Institutional Bank – Global, Best M&A Advisor and Best Equity Advisor).

As informed, Credit Suisse is one of the world’s leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies. The strategy is builds on Credit Suisse’s core strengths: its position as a leading wealth manager, its specialist investment banking

Credit Suisse employs approximately 45.560 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse AG’s parent company, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York.

Written by Daniel Deha, Email: theinsiderstories@gmail.com

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