TCW Hires Jae Lee as Senior Vice President in Emerging Markets Group

April 24, 2015

Former Standard Chartered Market-Maker Brings More Than a Decade of Experience in Foreign Exchange and Interest Rates

LOS ANGELES – April 24, 2015 – The TCW Group, a global asset management firm, announced today that Jae Lee has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President in the Emerging Markets Group, where he is responsible for emerging markets currency strategy and trading.  Mr. Lee is based in TCW’s Los Angeles headquarters and reports to Penny Foley and Dave Robbins, Group Managing Directors of Emerging Markets.

“Jae brings a significant amount of expertise and knowledge regarding emerging markets currencies,” said Ms. Foley.  “We believe that the repricing in emerging markets local rates and foreign exchange over the last few years presents opportunities, and we look forward to Jae’s contributions as a member of our team.”

Prior to joining TCW, Mr. Lee was a director at Standard Chartered Bank in New York, where he oversaw Asian foreign exchange trading.  Before Standard Chartered, he held a variety of international positions managing foreign exchange products and trading with Dresdner Kleinwort and Commerzbank in Singapore and with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. 

Mr. Lee is a graduate of Georgetown University.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and international business as well as a master’s degree in international finance and commerce. 


About The TCW Group
TCW is a leading global asset management firm with a broad range of products across fixed income, equities, emerging markets and alternative investments.  With more than four decades of investment experience, TCW today manages over $180 billion in client assets.  Through the MetWest and TCW Fund families, TCW manages one of the largest mutual fund complexes in the U.S.  TCW’s clients include many of the world’s largest corporate and public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments and foundations, as well as financial advisors and high net worth individuals.  For more information, please visit


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