Delano is Head of Asia-Pacific Capital Markets for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). As such, he is responsible for new IPOs/listings from across the entire APAC region, playing a leading role in their origination and also overseeing their execution e.g. Sea, Coupang, LINE, XPeng, OneConnect, Takeda, Amcor and Studio City; SPACs from Catcha Group, SC Health, D8, Tiga and New Frontier. He also manages the relationships with APAC ex. Mainland China companies after they have listed on the NYSE.
He continually interacts with prospective issuers, PE/VC firms, sovereign wealth funds, investment banks, legal advisors, auditors, relevant government entities and other exchanges from the region.
Delano started his career in 1997 as an Equity Capital Markets banker at SBC Warburg (now UBS) based in London, working on numerous corporate and privatization IPOs and follow-ons throughout the EMEA and APAC regions. In 2006, he moved permanently to Asia, and worked at Morgan Stanley’s and Nomura’s APAC Equity Capital Markets teams in both Singapore and Hong Kong. Following that, he was Asia-Pacific Head at specialist IPO roadshow consultancies, which including working on the NYSE-listed US$25bn Alibaba IPO. He joined NYSE in January 2016.
Delano has a BSc in Economics from University College London (UCL) as well as an MSc in International Securities, Investment & Banking.