BARCLAYS HIRING SPREE – The ex-Head of European Asset-Backed Finance at Goldman Sachs, Matthew Weir, has been hired by Barclays as Head of Asset Finance Trading in their recently opened Financing Resource Management Department. Weir is set to start his new role in November and will be reporting to the Head of the Finance Resource Management team, @Art Mbanefo. Matt has also held roles at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse according to his Linkedin Profile. His hire is the most recent hire we have seen at Barclays, with the UK bank having hired Stephen Dainton as Head of Equites and Michael Lublinsky as Head of Macro, with more expected to come. #SpartanInternational