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Description - Institutional Banking for Emerging Markets by Wei-Xin Huang

In today's competitive banking industry, institutional banking is attracting greater interest. Under the globalization umbrella, inter-bank business is undergoing dynamic change and is transcending the boundaries of traditional correspondent banking. In today's climate, no bank, regardless of size, can grow without the cooperation of other banks and no bank can hope to survive and prosper without utilizing emerging markets. Institutional banking in emerging countries has some unique functions: for example, problem solving is heavier and more crucial in emerging markets than in developed countries, given the irregularity of the market and non-transparency of the financial/legal systems. Moreover, it is particularly necessary to forge good relationships, day-to-day contact and personal communication, to provide better chances for product marketing and risk management. Products are therefore tailor-made and adapted as the situation dictates, a successful lesson for one case in one country cannot necessarily be repeated in another. Huang provides a systematic framework for the subject combining both principles and practice. The direct experience of the author, allows him to write authoritatively about the subject with academic vigour as well as a large amount of practical knowledge which only a practitioner can provide. The book contains numerous real life examples and case studies to allow the reader an insight into how Institutional Banking actually works in the real world. The book also contains a supplementary CD which includes chapter summary's and further information. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470030769
ISBN-10: 0470030763
Format: Hardback
(251mm x 174mm x 21mm)
Pages: 274
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Wei-Xin Huang

WEI-XIN HUANG is Adjunct Professor for Finance and Accounting, Webster University, Leiden and teaches at the Maastricht School of Management (MSM). His teaching includes courses at MBA, DBA, and EMBA level, including International Finance, Financial Institutions and Capital Markets, International Trade, Risk Management in Banking, Investment Bank and Fund management. He is also a regular Guest Lecturer at various universities in Europe and the Far East. He is a consultant on Asia Projects for both Deloitte & Touche International, Holland and for the European Savings Banks Association. He is the Senior Manager and Far East Specialist at Fortisbank SA/NV, in Rotterdam, Netherlands.He has been a career banker with Fortisbank since 1990, when he joined ex-Mees Pierson before the take-over of Fortis - the resulting Fortisbank has its headquarters in Brussels and has employees operating throughout the world. During this period he worked in the business line for emerging markets. He was in charge of Asia before the merger with General Bank and later transferred to Brussels as Area Head of North Asia. He has worked along this line and has been active in institutional banking for most of his banking career. Alongside this, Huang also delivers training for bankers in emerging markets both internally and externally. As an adjunct professor in several universities, he also teaches banking and finance for MBA/EMBA/DBA students. With his hands-on banking background he has the rare privilege of being a bridge between the academic ivory tower and the banking reality.