Temasek, an  Asia investment house headquartered in Singapore Morgan Stanley's head of Southeast Asia investment banking, Rohit Sipahimalani as mangaing director of investment, making another banker from the Wall Street firm to depart for the sovereign-wealth investor.

Sipahimalani, 42, will focus on telecoms and media investment. He replaces Alan Thompson, who will be managing director of investment focusing on Latin America, said Mark Lee, a Singapore-based spokesman for Temasek

It was only in August when Michael Dee joined Temasek from Morgan Stanley's Houston office to become a senior managing director in charge of international operations.Sipahimalani joined

Morgan Stanley in India in 1997 as an associate and moved to Hong Kong in 1999 as vice-president, focusing on mergers and acquisitions. He was promoted as co-head of M&A in 2005 and became head of Southeast Asia investment banking in 2007, relocating back to Singapore.


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