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Friday, 17 August 2018

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  • Exotix steps up Russia offer

    People & Markets | 20 April 2018

    Exotix Capital has appointed former Sberbank executive Peter Urbanczyk head of fixed income Americas as the UK-based boutique bank expands its debt business with a focus on Russia.

  • Alexandre de Rothschild succeeds father as chairman

    People & Markets | 20 April 2018

    Rothschild & Co said 37-year-old Alexandre de Rothschild will next month succeed his father David as executive chairman of the Anglo-French bank.

  • Bonds for retail investors plummet after MiFID II

    People & Markets | 20 April 2018

    Issuance of low denomination bonds has collapsed this year as new European Union trading rules appears to have left underwriters wary of falling foul of tighter rules on marketing products to retail investors.

  • FSB takes bite at rolling bad apples

    Ticker | 20 April 2018

    Financial firms should be more rigorous when interviewing potential employees to make sure they do not hire “bad apples” with a record of misconduct who move from job to job without disclosing previous issues, according to recommendations by the Financial Stability Board.

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    MOVES-Alexandre de Rothschild succeeds father as chairman

    Ticker | 17 April 2018

    Rothschild & Co has confirmed that 37-year-old Alexandre de Rothschild will succeed his father David as executive chairman of the Anglo-French bank at the company’s annual general meeting on May 17.

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    MOVES-Exotix expands Russian trading in US

    Ticker | 16 April 2018

    Exotix Capital has appointed Peter Urbanczyk head of fixed income Americas as the UK-based boutique bank expands its global fixed income business with a focus on Russia.

  • Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing

    Sewing takes his turn as Deutsche's rabbit in the headlights

    Top News | 13 April 2018

    Deutsche Bank’s new chief executive Christian Sewing needs to rein in the bank’s ambitions and cut back in areas such as equities and M&A advisory if he is to make it a leaner business capable of achieving decent returns, according to those at the bank and outside observers.

  • Perella Weinberg beefs up in Europe

    People & Markets | 13 April 2018

    Perella Weinberg has signalled its intent to become more active across Europe, opening an office in Paris, its first in continental Europe, and bolstering its London presence by hiring senior bankers Alex Wilmot-Sitwell and Matthew Smith.

  • Rent deal not enough for New Look

    People & Markets | 13 April 2018

    New Look bondholders should prepare for a restructuring of their notes even after the UK fashion retailer’s successful completion of its company voluntary arrangement last month, according to an expert in the latter technique.

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    MOVES-Mattatia to leave Societe Generale

    Ticker | 13 April 2018

    Equity derivatives specialist Stephane Mattatia is to leave Societe Generale after 13 years at the French bank. He is expected to join a rival. At SG, his latest role was global head of product strategy, equities and derivatives.