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Freeman to lead Barclays Japan prime sales effort


Barclays Capital director Richard Freeman has relocated from Singapore to Tokyo, within the bank's prime services distribution division in Japan. He will drive the prime sales effort for Japan across origination and listed derivatives – an indication of Barclays' continued growth and commitment to Asia.

"Richard's move is part of the firm's continued build of its prime services business in Asia,” said Charlie MacLean, head of prime services origination at Barclays Capital in Singapore.  The bank has grown the number of staff on its prime services team in Asia by about 65% in the past year.

While in Singapore,