Barclays appoints investment banking co-heads for Greater China


Barclays continues to strengthen its investment banking business in Asia, this time with the appointment of two veterans to lead Greater China.

Carrie Chen and Raymond You have been appointed co-heads of investment banking, Greater China, according to a statement, effective immediately.

Based in Hong Kong, the two will both report to the head of investment banking APAC Vanessa Koo and work closely with the General Manager of China Angela LiuHong Kong Branch CEO Anthony Davies and other investment banking colleagues.

“Both [Chen] and [Yu] are seasoned bankers with a proven and consistent track record of closing deals in Greater China, coupled with their strong leadership experience and complementary backgrounds,” Koo said. “It gives me great pleasure to uplift top talent and appoint them as my successor to lead Greater China Investment Bank.”

Expanded role

Both have been appointed to the new role, in addition to their existing responsibilities.

A 20-year industry veteran, Chen is currently vice president of investment banking for Greater China after joining Barclays in 2020.

Yu joined Barclays in 2009 and is currently Head of Power & Utilities for APAC region as well as Head of Real Estate for China.


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