Barclays Capital appoints director

Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays has announced the appointment of Tyrone N Cooney as a director in its financial sponsor coverage team.

Based in Paris, he is responsible for the French financial sponsor community. He will report jointly to John Leach, head of continental European financial sponsors coverage at Barclays Capital in London, and to Jean Barbizet, managing director and country head of Barclays Capital in France.

Cooney joins Barclays Capital from Royal Bank of Scotland in Paris where he was a director in the leveraged finance group, responsible for acquisition financing of leverage buyouts by European and US investment funds, and corporate acquisitions.