Auerbach Grayson, a New York-based brokerage firm that specialises in international trading for US institutional investors, has announced that its Russian partner URALSIB, a privately owned Russian commercial bank, has appointed Russian sales trader Harold Warren vice president of sales trading with a view to growing its US institutional client base. Warren will be based on Auerbach Grayson's sales trading desk in New York.
Warren joins URALSIB with nearly 20 years of experience providing emerging markets brokerage services in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Russia. Most recently, Warren was director of trading and sales trading at New York-based Alfa Capital Markets, where he assisted US institutional and hedge fund clients investing in Russia and the Ukraine. Warren also has experience trading in Asia.
"Our partnership with Auerbach Grayson has enabled URALSIB to build its global business by developing strong relationships with some of the largest US financial institutions," comments JP Natkin, managing director and co-head of international sales, URALSIB.
"URALSIB's growth underscores the fact that Russia is quickly becoming a powerful player in the global capital markets and is an increasingly significant investment opportunity for US investors," remarks David Grayson, managing director and co-founder, Auerbach Grayson. "We are pleased that through our exclusive partnership with URALSIB and its continued commitment to growth on a global scale, our US institutional clients will now have greater access to Russian brokerage services," he continues.