has recruited Yuri Lin
, v.p. at Lehman Brothers
Hong Kong, for a new role in
Hong Kong covering derivative product sales for hedge funds. He reports to Emanuel Breiter
, head of flow equity derivative sales. Breiter referred calls to Christine Chan
, spokeswoman, who declined all comment.
The move is seen as part of a build up into the hedge fund space by the French firm following greater regional interest. BNP established a hedge fund sales desk near the end of last year in
Hong Kong (DW, 11/18).Jonathan Wharton
, spokesman for Lehman, declined comment.