Krishna heads ING’s Sector Coverage Team Asia Pacific for Telecoms, Media, Technology and Healthcare and has been with ING since 2008. He has over 29 years of experience in finance/banking of which over 20 years have been in the TMT sector. As head of the sector coverage team for Asia Pacific, Krishna leads a team of several experienced sector bankers who provide multi-product sector coverage/execution for clients in the region, and has responsibility for the Asia Pacific sector P&L/balance sheet and delivering ING’s full suite of solutions to clients.
Krishna has worked closely with a number of Asian and global corporate and financial sponsor clients in the TMT and Healthcare sectors and has led the origination and execution of numerous transactions in the Asia Pacific region while developing successful client franchises, across various sub-sectors, geographies and products including corporate and structured financings, leveraged buyouts and corporate acquisition facilities, project and structured export finance, debt capital markets issuances, M&A advisory mandates, risk management and working capital solutions.
Prior to ING, Krishna was with ABN AMRO where he was the head of Asian Telecom & Media finance. Krishna also worked for 7 years in the telecom equipment industry with Nortel’s regional Structured Finance team, and led structured financing initiatives for Nortel in Asia. Krishna spent the first 5 years of his career in investment banking in India with DSP Merrill Lynch Limited and SBI Capital Markets Limited.
Krishna has a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, a post graduate degree in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and has received the CFA charter.