Tay Tong Poh Joins Affinity Equity Partners

The former head of investment banking at Singapore’s United Overseas Bank, Tay Tong Poh, has joined Affinity Equity Partners as head of portfolio management, Reuters reported Friday. He joined the private equity firm this week, Reuters said.

(Reuters) – Tay Tong Poh, former head of investment banking at Singapore’s United Overseas Bank , has joined private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners as the head of portfolio management, according to an email memo seen by Reuters.

Tay joined the pan-Asia buyout shop this week, and will be responsible for due diligence on the fund’s investments, the email said, and will be based in Singapore.

Tay, who was with UOB for five years and before that with JPMorgan , was reported leaving the Singapore bank in April. (Reporting by Stephen Aldred; Editing by Michael Flaherty)