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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

HSBC Moscow Office

MOSCOW -- HSBC Investment Bank PLC has officially registered its representative office in Moscow, the bank said Thursday.

The Moscow office plans to focus on mergers and acquisitions, international stock offerings by Russian companies, and offering advice on privatization, the bank said in a statement. Lea Verny will head the office.

HSBC Investment Bank is a member of the HSBC Group, ranked one of the world's biggest banks in terms of capital and profits.