Sergiu Manea to head institutional fixed income business

In line with a stronger focus on client-oriented capital markets business, Sergiu Manea (33) has been appointed Head of Fixed Income Institutional Sales and Origination. In his new function he will be responsible for the sales activities of fixed income and derivatives products, origination as well as rating advisory. He will coordinate the respective activities in Central and Eastern Europe and Austria.

"Thanks to his experience on the international financial markets, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, Manea brings the right assumptions for the further development of our client-oriented business. Together with his team he will deliver an even bigger contribution to our results in regards to individual client-service", explains Heinz Meidlinger, Head of EEMEA Markets and Treasurer of BA-CA.

Manea joins BA-CA from ABN AMRO London, where he had traded CEEMA fixed income products. Previously he had acted within Citibank and ING in Bucharest. Between 1998 and 2000 he had been treasurer at Bank Austria Creditanstalt Romania.

Originating from Romania, Manea holds a post graduate degree in "Financial Markets" from the Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest.

Contact: Bank Austria Creditanstalt International Markets 
Uschi Koch, Tel. +43 (0)5 05 05 82831;
E-Mail: uschi.koch@ba-ca.com