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SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc. Debt Capital Markets Team Hires Senior Level Bankers; Amanda Boggs and Kashif M. Malik Join as Managing Directors

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2022-- SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., a member of SMBC Group, today announced that Amanda Boggs and Kashif M. Malik have joined the firm as Managing Directors, Debt Capital Markets. They will work closely with and help lead the firm’s debt capital markets business, providing their expertise in respective sectors to drive further business and client growth. Amanda and Kashif are both based in New York.

“We are very excited to welcome Amanda and Kashif to our Debt Capital Markets team,” said Scott Ashby. “Their strong expertise and client relationships, on a global scale, in the Power and Energy sectors, will help significantly uplift our franchise and add significant value to our existing and new clients. Amanda and Kashif will help support the sustained growth of this business and will be responsible for further enhancing and sharpening the execution of our strategy and delivery for global corporate clients.”

Amanda joins SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc. from Citigroup, where she spent the past 21 years, most recently as a Managing Director, Fixed Income Capital Markets. She also served as the North American Lead of Green and Sustainable Capital Markets. In these roles, Amanda served dozens of investment grade clients from Power and other sectors including Diversified Industrials, Consumer/Retail and Media and Technology.

Amanda earned her Bachelor of Arts in environmental policy and government from Colby College, Waterville, ME.

Kashif joins SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc. from Credit Suisse, where he spent the past 12 years, most recently as a Managing Director, Debt Capital Markets. In the role, Kashif developed and provided several first ever services and frameworks for clients in the Energy sector, such as Sustainability-Linked Bond Financing Framework and Perpetual Preferred Securities.

Kashif also worked as a sell-side investment grade energy analyst in Fixed Income Sector Strategy. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 2010, he served in various positions with Pacific Life Insurance Company, Income Research and Management, Citizens Fund, and Liberty Mutual Group.

Kashif earned his MBA from Suffolk University, his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Commerce from University of the Punjab, Pakistan.

About SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc.

SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc. is a member of SMBC Group, one of the world’s largest global financial institutions. Based in New York City, SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc. provides investment securities and other financial services to corporate and institutional clients, focusing on North America and Latin America. SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc. caters to institutional investors such as mutual funds, hedge funds, and other investment advisors.

About SMBC Group

SMBC Group is a top-tier global financial group. Headquartered in Tokyo and with a 400-year history, SMBC Group offers a diverse range of financial services, including banking, leasing, securities, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Group has more than 130 offices and 85,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG) is the holding company of SMBC Group, which is one of the three largest banking groups in Japan. SMFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: SMFG) stock exchanges. As of June 30, 2022, its total assets were $1.97 trillion.

In the Americas, SMBC Group has a presence in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. Backed by the capital strength of SMBC Group and the value of its relationships in Asia, the Group offers a range of commercial and investment banking services to its corporate, institutional, and municipal clients. It connects a diverse client base to local markets and the organization’s extensive global network. The Group’s operating companies in the Americas include Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC), SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., SMBC Capital Markets, Inc., SMBC Rail Services LLC, Manufacturers Bank, JRI America, Inc., SMBC Leasing and Finance, Inc., Banco Sumitomo Mitsui Brasileiro S.A., and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd.

AnneMarie Laorenza
Annemarie_laorenza@smbcgroup.com

Source: SMBC Group