Barclays managing director Barbara Wong leaves

Wong, who had mainly been involved in China and Taiwanese M&A deals, left the bank on Friday.

Barbara Wong left her role as managing director within investment banking at Barclays on Friday, a spokeswoman for the UK bank confirmed.

It is unclear where Wong, who was with the bank for about three years, is headed but according to one person familiar with the matter she has resigned and is likely headed to a rival firm.

Wong, who was based in Hong Kong, had mainly been involved in China and Taiwanese MA deals. Among the China deals Barclays has been involved in are acting as an adviser to US hog producer Smithfield Food, which was acquired by Shuanghui International last year.

This year, it advised Chinese internet company Tencent...

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