April 3, 2008

Deutsche Bank hires Massimo Tassan-Solet as Head of US Options Trading

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. announced today that Massimo Tassan-Solet has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Head of US Options Trading within its Global Rates business.  He is based in New York and reports to Thomas Hartnett, Managing Director and Head of Core Rates Trading, North America.

Tassan-Solet joins the firm after 10 years with Goldman Sachs where he was most recently a Managing Director and Head of US Dollar Options Trading.

”US interest rate volatility continues to increase, primarily driven by the impact of the credit crisis in the US mortgage market. More than ever, clients are seeking the best products and services to manage risk in this uncertain time,” said Hartnett. “Massimo brings a wealth of options trading knowledge and important client relationships into our Core Rates platform. His hire highlights our commitment to being the leading liquidity provider across the full spectrum of interest rate products.”

Tassan-Solet earned an MS in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Politecnico Di Milano in Milan, Italy.

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