Barclays strengthens senior client coverage in Asia Pacific region with new appointments

Barclays strengthens senior client coverage in Asia Pacific region with new appointments

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays announces the appointment of Carrie Chen as Vice Chairman of Greater China Banking; and Sung-Min Chung as Head of Technology in Banking for Asia Pacific. The appointments will strengthen senior client coverage and meaningfully broaden Barclays’ client footprint in the region. Both Ms. Chen and Mr. Chung is based in Hong Kong.

Ms. Chen has more than 15 years of experience in investment banking in China. Before joining Barclays, she was a Managing Director in China coverage at Morgan Stanley. She has an impressive deal track record in both advisory and capital raising transactions for blue-chip clients across a wide range of sectors including FIG, Industrials and TMT. Ms. Chen also worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Macquarie Group and McKinsey & Co.

Mr. Chung was the Group Chief Financial Officer of iTutorGroup before joining Barclays. Previously, he was a Director in TMT at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Bringing a wealth of experience across a wide spectrum within the technology space, Mr. Chung specializes in cross-border M&A and capital market financings.

Vanessa Koo, Head of Banking for Asia Pacific and Greater China at Barclays, comments:

“Both of these appointments are a clear demonstration of our continued focus and commitment to invest for growth in the region. I believe our new hires will significantly contribute to our already talented team in the region as we remain committed to continue to deliver world-class solutions to clients in Asia and globally.”

Notes for Editors

Barclays has been in Asia Pacific for over 50 years and primarily supports corporations and financial institutions across the Asia region, catering to their cross-border Corporate and Investment banking needs and connecting them to the capital markets of Europe and the Americas. Barclays Banking team offers comprehensive financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services for corporations, governments and financial institutions worldwide.

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SOURCE: Barclays


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