April 27, 2011

Deutsche Bank strengthens Investment Grade Credit Trading in North America

Deutsche Bank today announced the addition of Dennis Lu and Peter Ragosa to the Investment Grade Credit Trading group in North America.

Lu will join as a Managing Director and senior investment grade trader focused on cash bonds. He has over 17 years of experience, most recently as a managing director in high grade flow credit trading at Barclays Capital. Prior to Barclays, Lu was a managing director and corporate bond trader at Lehman Brothers.

Ragosa will join as a Director and senior investment grade trader focused on credit default swaps. Ragosa also joins from Barclays, where he was a director responsible for trading investment grade technology and retail credit default swaps. Prior to Barclays, Ragosa was a credit derivatives trader at Lehman Brothers.

Both Lu and Ragosa will report to Masaya Okoshi, Managing Director and Head of Investment Grade Trading for the Americas.

“We are very pleased to welcome Lu and Ragosa and confident they will complement our existing, industry-leading team,” said Okoshi.

For further information, please call:

Deutsche Bank AG                                

Renee Calabro
Phone: +1(212) 250-5525

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