Barclays Capital appoints Jon Pratt as Head of Asia Debt Capital Markets (non-Japan/Australia), IBD Asia Pacific


Hong Kong - Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC, today announced the appointment of Jon Pratt as Managing Director, Head of Asia Debt Capital Markets (non-Japan/Australia), IBD Asia Pacific.

Based in Hong Kong, Mr Pratt will be responsible for managing the Asia Debt Capital Markets business within the Global Finance & Risk Solutions Group, working in partnership with Corporate Finance and Debt Syndicate. He will focus on the origination and execution of debt capital markets products for the firm’s clients in Asia, non-Japan/Australia.

Commenting on the appointment, Andrew Jones and Patrick Kwan, co-heads of Global Finance and Risk Solutions Asia Pacific said, “Jon is a powerful addition to our Debt Capital Markets business. His appointment will further enhance the firm’s ability to provide market leading advice and execution to our clients.”

Mr Pratt brings over 17 years of experience in investment banking, with deep knowledge across products including fixed income, equities and derivatives. He joins Barclays Capital from Rockefeller Financials where he was Managing Director responsible for coverage of international client relationships. Prior to this, He spent 11 years covering regional government, financial institution and corporate clients in Asia Pacific for Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse.

During his career, he has originated and managed in excess of 100 syndicated public and private transactions in the region for sovereigns, financial institutions and corporates from China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. His most high profile transactions included the debut offering for Vietnam sovereign, China Properties Group, ICICI Bank in India and Asia's largest single corporate liability management transaction for KEPCO.

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For further information, please contact:
Timothy Cuffe, Barclays Capital Communications    +852 2903 4021
Angie Tang, Barclays Capital Communications    +852 2903 2305

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About Barclays Capital

Barclays Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC. With a distinctive business model, Barclays Capital provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. Barclays Capital has offices around the world, employs over 25,000 people and has the global reach, advisory services and distribution power to meet the needs of issuers and investors worldwide.

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