Barclays Capital Appoints Senior High Yield Credit Analysts


Daniel Rekrut, Karine Elias and Thomas Southon join the European High Yield Credit Research Team

LONDON (20 October 2010) – Barclays Capital today announced three senior appointments in its award-winning credit research franchise. Daniel Rekrut, Karine Elias and Thomas Southon join the European High Yield Credit Research Team based in London.

“We are pleased to have three new senior analysts joining our team,” said Robert Jones, Head of European Fundamental Credit Research. “With them on board and coupled with existing analysts we will offer a full coverage of names across the European high yield market and continue to deliver in-depth, industry-specific and relevant credit research.”

Mr Rekrut will become head of European High Yield Research and focus on European high yield telecommunication, media and technology (TMT) companies. He joins Barclays Capital after time as an executive director covering European high yield TMT companies at UBS.

Ms Elias will cover the European high yield consumer and retail sector. She joins from Nomura, where she was an executive director on the high yield credit research desk.

Mr Southon will cover the European high yield manufacturing and industrials sectors. Prior to joining the firm, he was a high yield analyst at RBS.

“We are delighted to welcome Daniel, Karine and Thomas to the team,” said Eric Miller, Head of Credit Research at Barclays Capital. “The experience and knowledge they bring will help ensure that we continue to deliver on our commitment to bringing our clients leading analysis across research divisions, asset classes and regions.”

For further information, please contact:

Schuyler Clemente
+44 (0)20 777 34175

Seth Martin
+1 (212) 412 7565

About Barclays Capital Research

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