MUFG EMEA has today announced the appointment of Dariush Merfendereski as Head of Inflation Trading. Dariush joins the Rate Trading team based in London, reporting into Faraz Ahmad, Managing Director, Co-International Head of Rates.

With inflation a key focus area for MUFG's clients and the wider market, Dariush will be primarily responsible for enhancing overall product capability and expanding MUFG's financial institutions business with a focus on distributing risk to end users.

Dariush brings over 25 years of experience in financial markets, with a career managing inflation teams at HSBC, UBS and Barclays.

Faraz Ahmad, Managing Director, Co-international Head of Rates, MUFG, said:

"I am pleased to have Dariush join the team to further develop our corporate pipeline in this space and help distribute this flow with financial institutions. His track record of leading desks combined with his trading experience across rate cycles adds further depth and expertise to our client offering in EMEA."

Dariush Mirfendereski, Head of Inflation Trading, MUFG EMEA said:

"I am delighted to be joining MUFG to continue their growth trajectory in the rate trading space. I look forward to expanding our presence in the UK inflation market, further enhancing our strong position in the corporate space and distributing these flows directly to financial institutions in the UK and beyond."