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Barclays Capital Appoints Head Of Investment Banking, Asia Pacific

Matthew Ginsburg joins from Morgan Stanley where he held the position of head of investment banking, Asia Pacific

Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays, has appointed Matthew Ginsburg as managing director and head of investment banking, Asia Pacific.

Mr. Ginsburg will be responsible for the management of the firm’s investment banking activities across Asia Pacific. He will be a member of the Barclays Capital Asia Pacific executive committee and of the investment banking division executive committee. He will be based in Hong Kong and will report regionally to Robert Morrice, chairman and chief executive, Asia Pacific, Barclays and globally to Hugh (Skip) McGee III, head of investment banking.

Mr Ginsburg joined Morgan Stanley in 1996 in Asia and has held various positions at the firm including: head of Asia Pacific FIG, investment banking operations officer, and head of M&A Asia Pacific.

Robert Morrice, chairman and chief executive, Asia Pacific, Barclays, said: “Mr Ginsburg has a tremendous track record in running successful businesses and has significant regional experience having worked in Asia Pacific for more than 20 years. We are looking forward to him being part of the senior management team and leading the expansion of our investment banking platform in Asia Pacific.”

Mr. Ginsburg said: “This is a particularly good time to be joining Barclays Capital. Leveraging the Lehman acquisition in the US presents a rare opportunity to build on the firm’s well-established position in Asia Pacific.”