Friday, May 4th, 2012 - Mercuria
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - May 4, 2012) - Mercuria Energy Group, one of the world's largest energy & commodities trading companies, announces an expansion of its global trading activities into base metals. The business will be located in both London and Shanghai and will be staffed through several experienced high profile hires from major existing market participants. The London operations will be led by Ben Green and Liam Brown, both previously senior metals traders with Goldman Sachs commodities group. During his time with Goldman's, Ben also held the position of Chairman of the LME Traded Options Committee.

The Shanghai operation will initially be staffed with up to fifteen new hires who will expand upon Mercuria's already substantial energy trading business presence in the region, through strong regional and global trading relationships. The two trading groups will collaborate closely and will primarily be focused on the trading of Copper, Aluminium, Zinc, Nickel, Tin and Lead, spanning the London Metals Exchange, Nymex and Shanghai.

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