Deutsche Bank will open an agency securities lending desk in Hong Kong in Q212 to better service the needs of clients in local Asian markets. Greg Chamberlain, who recently joined Deutsche Bank, will lead agency securities lending trading operations in Asia and will be based in Hong Kong.
Chamberlain, previously with Barclays Capital, brings more than 20 years of experience in the securities lending industry. In his new role, Chamberlain will report to John Schreyer, head of agency securities lending trading Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia, Deutsche Bank.
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