BancTrust & Co. Investment Bank (BancTrust), the London-based Emerging Markets investment bank, is pleased to announce the formation of its new Securities Finance Team.
The team and business unit buildout will be headed by new hire, Tanweer Khan. Tanweer has been involved in the Securities Finance industry for over 20 years, most recently at UniCredit where he was Head of Credit and Emerging Markets Financing.
Prior to this, Tanweer was the Global Head of Repo and Collateralised Financing at Standard Chartered Bank. In this role he built from scratch the secured financing business across the Standard Chartered Group building it to a balance sheet of over $30 Billion. Earlier in his career, Tanweer also built and ran various secured financing businesses across UBS, Credit Agricole and Dresdner Bank.
Tanweer holds a Master’s degree from the University of Cambridge and will report to Head of Global Markets & BancTrust Board Member, Dean Tyler.
“I am thrilled to have a veteran of Tanweer’s calibre to spearhead our Securities Finance effort and I am sure he will repeat his previous successes here at BancTrust,” stated Dean Tyler.
CEO Carlos Fuenmayor commented, “I am delighted yet another business line has been added to the BancTrust suite of products, as we continue our mission to service clients in frontier and emerging markets and deliver exceptional value.”