Christopher Spink covers financial restructuring across Europe, as assistant editor for International Financing Review. He is currently focusing on the Eurozone crisis as well as regulatory developments as part of IFR’s People & Markets team. Previously he wrote about M&A for another Thomson Reuters title Acquisitions Monthly. During his 15 year career Chris has also covered AIM companies and venture capital backed businesses, as head of research and deputy editor at Growth Company Investor. He also wrote best-selling book, "How to invest when you don’t have any money", when he worked at investment website The Motley Fool.
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Rothschild & Co reported record annual revenues in its financial advisory business last week but warned that repeating that result in the current financial year will prove a challenge.
The UK’s vote to leave the European Union is unlikely to give banks the bonfire of red tape long promised by many campaigners against EU rules and regulations.
Extensive lending by China to countries in emerging markets looks set to complicate the next wave of sovereign debt restructuring, particularly as the country has yet to join the Paris Club of official sector creditors.