Liquidity Finance has appointed Julia Krivchenko as the firm’s new director of emerging market institutional sales. Krivchenko has spent the last five years working at Goldman Sachs International, London as executive director of emerging markets institutional sales.
Working on a team of 10 people, Krivchenko focused on US, UK and European institutional investors. During her time at Goldman Sachs, she covered real money and levered money accounts for credit and local markets products and distributed risk across the European, Asian and US time zones by capitalising on curve shape anomalies and relative value opportunities. She also cultivated relationships with a broad base of hedge funds and real money clients, recognised in the annual Industry Eleonora Survey.
“Having worked at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, Julia is one of the most respected salespeople out there and we are very excited about her joining us,” says Faisal Mian, co-founder of Liquidity Finance. “When we went out to the key EM investors in Europe and asked who we should hire, her name kept coming up again and again. We are delighted she has chosen to join us.”
Prior to her time at Goldman Sachs, Krivchenko worked at Morgan Stanley London as an emerging markets credit trader. One of three traders on the London external credit desk, she was a market maker in CDS and bonds for Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq, South Africa, Tunisia, Egypt and Israel, amongst others. During this time she traded CDS, Sukuks, Turkish and Middle Eastern banking names in addition to sovereign credits. Krivchenko worked extensively on client franchise and developed the firm’s EM brand with customers through maximum transparency and relevant content dissemination.
Krivchenko says: “The market is undeniably moving in the direction of electronic systems and Liquidity seems to be in the right position to take advantage of this trend. The people working at Liquidity are some of the best in the industry and I am excited to be a part of this team.”