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Jefferies Expands Investment Banking And Capital Markets Platform In Asia

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Jefferies Group today announced the expansion of its Asia Investment Banking business with five new senior appointments who will be based in Hong Kong, the firm’s Asian headquarters.

“We welcome these outstanding senior professionals to our team and the considerable additional expertise they bring to our clients,” commented Benjamin D. Lorello, Global Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets at Jefferies. “This expansion of our investment banking business demonstrates both our deep commitment to serving clients in Asia, as well as our commitment to providing our clients outside the region with strong Asia sector, product and country expertise.”

Sherry Liu joins as Chairman of Asia and Vice Chairman of Global Investment Banking. Named one of the most influential women in finance in Asia by FinanceAsia, Ms. Liu will play a vital role in driving Jefferies Asian investment banking business. Ms. Liu brings to Jefferies over 18 years of investment banking experience and longstanding relationships with major corporations and business leaders across China. Her clients include many of the largest and most important companies in China across numerous sectors, including industrials, natural resources, power, consumer and financial services. Ms. Liu joins Jefferies from RBS, where she was Chairman and CEO of RBS China. Previously she spent seven years at JP Morgan, as a Vice Chairman of JP Morgan in China, four years at Lehman Brothers as Head of China Investment Banking and five years at CLSA as Head of China Investment Banking. Ms. Liu received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Beijing Capital Medical University and did her post graduate studies at Loyola University and the University of Chicago.

Danny Wong joins the firm as Managing Director and Head of Asia Equity Capital Markets. Mr. Wong brings to Jefferies more than 15 years of investment banking experience across Greater China and Southeast Asia. He joins Jefferies from Macquarie Capital Securities, where he spent seven years and was most recently a Managing Director and the Head of Equity Capital Markets for Greater China. Prior to that, he worked in investment banking in Asia at Credit Suisse and Merrill Lynch. Mr. Wong received his MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and his Bachelor of Accountancy from National University of Singapore.

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