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Liquidnet boosts sales staff in Asia


Dark pool operator Liquidnet has beefed up its sales team in Asia-Pacific with two new appointments aimed at boosting growth across the region.

James Chatfield, who worked before at Lazard Asset Management Pacific Co., is joining the Sydney office to support sales in Australia and New Zealand.

Angela Leong, who worked for Bloomberg Tradebook in Singapore, will lead sales efforts in Singapore.

Lee Porter, Liquidnet’s head of Asia-Pacific, says record trading volumes driven by the addition of new member firms and by a surge in trading activity and large demand in Indonesia, helped volumes to hit a record