Deutsche Bank Says Hedge Fund Financing co-Head Leaving

Deutsche Bank AG (DBK), Europe’s biggest investment bank by revenue, said Jon Hitchon, co-head of a unit providing financing services to hedge funds, is leaving the firm after 15 years.

Renee Calabro, a spokeswoman for Deutsche Bank, said New York-based Hitchon was departing. She declined to comment further by telephone today.

Murray Roos, co-head of European equities, will succeed Hitchon and work with Barry Bausano to jointly manage the department, known as Markets Prime Finance, the Frankfurt-based bank said earlier in a memo to staff.

The New York Post reported Hitchon’s departure earlier.

To contact the reporter on this story: Nicholas Comfort in Frankfurt at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Frank Connelly at

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.