June 17, 2008

Deutsche Bank further strengthens Moscow team

Deutsche Bank continues to strengthen its leading Russian franchise with the announcement today of a number of additional appointments in its Moscow office.

  • Alex Bronin appointed head of emerging markets structuring for Russia and CIS
  • Valeri Pouchnia appointed head of rates and fx trading for Russia and CIS
  • Andrey Yumatov appointed head of corporate derivative sales for Russia
  • Alex Danylenko appointed head of local currency bond trading for Russia and CIS
  • Diana Nikolova as a senior structurer focusing on Russian structured credit

Commenting on these appointments, Dalinc Ariburnu, global head of emerging markets for Deutsche Bank’s Global Markets division, said, “Deutsche Bank provides a full suite of investment banking products in Russia, with world class sales, trading and structuring facilities. The appointment of such experienced and respected staff as these demonstrates our ongoing success, as well as our long term commitment to the bank’s Russian business.”

Alex Bronin is returning to Deutsche Bank after two years at Goldman Sachs in their FICC structuring team. Alex previously spent over eight years at Deutsche Bank in emerging markets structuring and played a key role in developing this part of the bank’s business in the past.

Valeri Pouchnia joins Deutsche Bank after short spell at Merrill Lynch where he headed up their FICC trading in the CIS. Previously, he spent three years at Deutsche Bank as head of local markets derivatives in Russia and oversaw the excellent growth of the bank’s derivatives business in Russia during this period. He has previously had positions at Nikoil, the hedge fund VR Capital and RenCap.

Andrey Yumatov joins Deutsche Bank from Unicredit Bank in Moscow where he spent seven years, most recently as head of sales and trading and a member of the board. He was previously at Bank Austria Creditanstalt (Russia).

Alex Danylenko joins Deutsche Bank from Merrill Lynch in London where he was a member of the structured credit trading team. He was with Merrill Lynch for eight years working mostly on structured credit and correlation. He was previously a senior trader at Cargill in the Ukraine and Head of Treasury for Credit Lyonnais in the Ukraine.

Diana Nikolova joins Deutsche Bank from Merrill Lynch where she was a vice president in the emerging markets illiquid credit structuring team, focusing primarily on the CIS region. She was at Merrill Lynch for 5 years and was previously a member of the leverage finance team at UBS for two years.

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