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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Junior creditors of Lehman Brothers’ London arm have more reasons than most to curse the Brexit case clogging up the UK Supreme Court over the past six weeks. The judgment in the Brexit case is to be delivered this Tuesday, but the use of the court’s time may have proved costly to the Lehman creditors.
Bankers receiving bonuses are to become an even more endangered species at Deutsche Bank after its management board said a quarter of all staff – the majority of them in the investment bank – would not receive an individual award for 2016.
Hopes were lifted last week for a bumper year of mega-deals, similar to that seen in 2015, after two M&A transactions of over US$45bn were unveiled.