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Ansbacher strengthens specialist lending team


The Ansbacher Banking Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Nikolas Kouros and Ying Lau to its market leading Specialist Lending Team. Nikolas and Ying will both report to Bob Bates, Head of Specialist Lending, and will be based at the Bank’s London office.

Nikolas Kouros joins Ansbacher from Deutsche Bank AG. Prior to working at Deutsche Bank AG, Nikolas held senior, marine finance positions with Fortis Bank NV/S.A. Athens in Greece and Aegean Baltic Bank S.A.

Ying Lau joins Ansbacher from Bank of Scotland Private Bank, where she was a Relationship Manager. With over 10 years experience in the private bank and wealth management sectors, Ying previously worked at Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays Bank.

Bob Bates, Head of Specialist Lending at Ansbacher, comments: “Ansbacher’s position as a leader in the provision of specialist lending products to high net worth individuals has strengthened in 2007 and to date it has been a record year for the Specialist Lending team. With the added experience of Nikolas and Ying, the team is ideally positioned to continue this growth through 2008.

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