Jefferies strengthens emerging markets team

Jefferies has appointed Peter Timpson as a senior vice-president for emerging markets trading. Based in London, he will focus on central and eastern Europe, the Middle East, as well as Africa. Timpson joins the global securities and investment banking group from Dresdner Kleinwort (now part of Commerzbank), where he worked for 10 years, most recently as head of emerging markets external debt trading. Previously, he was at Morgan Grenfell/Deutsche Bank in fixed income emerging markets trading.