BofA Said to Hire Credit Suisse’s Lin for Asian Investment Bank

Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Co. hired George Lin from Credit Suisse as head of Asia consumer, retail, health-care investment banking, two people with knowledge of the matter said. * Lin, 42, will start working in Hong Kong by end-June * Paul Scanlon, a Hong Kong-based spokesman for BofA, and

Credit Suisse spokeswoman Josephine Lee declined to comment * NOTE: Lin is second person to be hired from CS this mo. as

BofA seeks to expand its Asian banking, fixed-income,

equities business; Olivier Thiriet, who helmed Asia-Pacific

cash equities at CS, will join later this year, according to

Feb. 22 memo Story