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Asia remains key focus for Lehman says McGee

Global head of investment banking, Skip McGee, says Lehman Brothers' strong brand and the momentum created by some big transactions will help the bank to achieve additional successes in the region.
As one of five international bookrunners for China Citic BankÆs recent IPO, which at $5.4 billion is the worldÆs largest listing so far this year, and the sole global coordinator for SinopecÆs $1.5 billion convertible bond, both of which were completed in the same week, there is no arguing that Lehman Brothers has a lot of momentum in Asia right now.

The US investment bank is also busy strengthening its franchise in the region with at least 10 senior hires over the past 12 months, including several within investment banking, and says it aims to grow its total headcount in Asia by 20% this year.

Here, the firmÆs global head of investment banking, Hugh...
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