HONG KONG, March 15 Goldman Sachs Group Inc
has named Steven Barg as head of M&A capital markets in
New York, according to a memo obtained by Reuters on Friday,
less than six months after starting a senior role in Singapore.
The role will involve advising the firm's clients on the
equity market implications of their merger and acquisitions
activities, the memo said. Barg, an American, will move to New
York in early April.
Barg joined Goldman from UBS in May 2010 as co-head of
equity capital markets in Asia in Hong Kong, before moving to
Singapore last year as co-head of investment banking for