Dinosaur Merchant Bank Ltd. (DMBL), has today named Andrew Truman-Williams as the bank’s new Head of European Portfolio and Securities Finance businesses. This is a new role for the growing challenger bank, which is a subsidiary of Dinosaur Group Holdings LLC. Truman-Williams will be based at the bank’s London headquarters.
Truman-Williams joins DMBL from VTB Capital, where he was the Head of Securities Finance for over eight years. With more than 20 years’ experience in securities finance, including senior positions at Commerzbank AG, HBOS and Man Group, the appointment comes as DMBL is expanding its EMEA reach as well as its overall growth. Truman-Williams will be reporting to Ed Reid, Managing Director of Dinosaur Financial Group, LLC in New York and to Paul E. Becker, Managing Director of DMBL in London.
Reid, Managing Director of Dinosaur Financial Group, LLC. and Head of Treasury & Global Portfolio Finance, said: “It is great news to have Andrew join our expanding global team in such a key role. Andrew’s expertise and experience will quickly prove a significant asset in providing clients with access to our specialist range of securities financing solutions to EMEA market liquidity.”
Andrew Truman-Williams, Head of Securities Finance of Dinosaur, said: “I’m delighted to be joining DMBL. It’s a true a challenger bank and I am particularly attracted to its combination of access to markets, good technology and compliance structures, coupled with international networks and personal relationships. The bank clearly has an in-depth understanding of what clients need and how to work effectively.”
Truman-Williams continued: “It will be great to work with the Portfolio Finance Team, which has decades of experience managing margins for some of the world’s largest companies. With relationships all around the globe, our team will be helping customers mitigate risk and maximise returns through nuanced financing solutions.”
Dinosaur Group Holdings is a full-service financial group that also operates a broker-dealer and registered investment advisor in the USA. Dinosaur Group Holdings has over 15 years’ experience in investments, institutional trading and emerging markets. Its unique approach to customer satisfaction and personal service sets it apart from larger investment banks and the team’s global presence provides accessibility to, and knowledge of, international markets.
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