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The Woo Group Expands Russian Equities Research Department

09-30-2013 10:14 AM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

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The Woo Group Expands Russian Equities Research Department

The Woo Group is pleased to announce three key Russian hires as it continues to expand its core research capabilities and bring the best investment opportunities and research offerings to its clients. The expansion in Russian equity research represents The Woo Group commitment to developing revenue streams in emerging markets with substantial growth potential. The new hires will be leading research into the Russian banking, mining and consumer sectors.

The Woo Group will hire Jaroslav Berezin, Pavel Mosin, and Dmitry Rykov who will be based in Tokyo and report to Dr Lian Cheung, Head of Investment Analysis.

Jaroslav Berezin will head a team of analysts focused on the Russian banking sector. He brings with him over 14 years of experience in sell side trading. He joins from VTB Bank, one of Russia´s leading banks, where he focused on financial and banking sector stocks.

Pavel Mosin will lead a team of analysts researching the Russian mining sector. Pavel has 10 years of trading experience and was involved with Gazprombank´s precious metal operations. His team will focus on oil drilling firms and precious metal miners. He spent his 10 year career in various positions at Gazprombank.

Dmitry Rykov will join the The Woo Group as an Executive Director and head research into the Russian consumer sector. The growing purchasing power of Russians leads Company´s analysts to put a heavy emphasize on this sector. He has over 20 years of experience, and will join the firm from Evrofinance Mosnarbank where he spent the last 15 years in investment banking and risk management. Prior to that Dmitry worked in London for Lloyds Banking Group.

The Woo Group is privately owned and funded by the Woo family here in Hong Kong, we have no shareholders or investors.

The Woo Group was established in 2002 by the founding fathers Jon and Jason Woo, of the Hong Kong Woo family, whose enormous wealth and expertise in the financial industry ensured immediate success, which The Woo Group continues to enjoy today.

In its infancy The Woo Group employed only 15 members of staff, a number that has now grown to over 800 making The Woo Group the largest, not to mention most prestigious equity research house in Hong Kong.

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