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Standard Chartered announces new Regional Head of Capital Markets for MENAP

September, 20 2012 | United Arab Emirates - Standard Chartered has appointed Steve Perry as Head of Capital Markets for the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. Steve also retains his role as the Global Head of Project, Aircraft and Shipping Finance Syndications.

Based in Standard Chartered’s regional headquarters in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Steve is responsible for overseeing the regional loans syndications, Debt Capital Markets, Sovereigns and Securitisation businesses that form an important link to the Bank’s client relationship focused banking business in the region. He is also responsible for structured finance transactions for Standard Chartered Bank in the project finance, shipping and aircraft financing sectors globally.

Steve joined Standard Chartered in 2004 and has over 13 years experience of syndicating structured transactions in the international syndicated loans market. He holds a Diploma in Business Studies from Anglia University.

The Bank also announced that Salman Ansari will expand his responsibilities to assume the role of Regional Head of Debt Capital Markets for the Middle East and North Africa and Pakistan. Salman will be responsible for driving the regional debt capital markets business as well as managing the sovereign and supranational franchise, which has grown considerably over the last two years across the Bank’s footprint.

Salman joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2009 and has more than 12 years’ experience in bond markets, having previously worked at Lehman Brothers and Nomura. He holds a Masters degree in Finance and Economics from London School of Economics and Political Science.

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