Jack Yee joins Barclays to head equity syndicate

Yee moves across from Nomura as Barclays adds further to its growing ECM team. Other recent hires include Morgan Stanley's Mille Cheng as head of China ECM, and Purvesh Shah who will join from UBS in October as head of India ECM.
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Barclays Capital has hired Jack Yee to head its equity syndicate desk in Asia, a position that has been missing in the bank’s aggressive build-up of its Asian equities franchise so far. Yee, who has previously held similar positions at Nomura and Lehman Brothers, starts his new job today.

There was already speculation that Yee would join Barclays when he left Nomura three months ago, but the UK bank has yet to confirm the hire. It has continued to add to its equity capital markets team during the past few months, however, and a spokesman did confirm last week that it brought on board Mille Cheng, formerly with Morgan Stanley,...

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