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Tuesday, 25 September 2018

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  • P&M: Barclays names May Yan head of FIG for Greater China

    Barclays set to skip replacing King as head of IB

    Ticker | 20 April 2016

    Barclays is unlikely to formally replace Tom King as head of its investment bank, leaving chief executive Jes Staley in control of the business for the foreseeable future, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Matthew Westerman

    HSBC lures Goldman's Westerman for top banking role

    People & Markets | 26 February 2016

    HSBC has hired senior Goldman Sachs banker Matthew Westerman to become co-head of banking, which sources

  • david bowie ziggy stardust bonds

    David Bowie: Starman of structured finance

    Structured Finance | 15 January 2016

    David Bowie, who sadly passed away last week, was not just a giant in the music and fashion businesses. He made a significant contribution to the bond market, in particular structured finance, by pioneering intellectual property securitisation – via so-called Bowie Bonds.

  • david bowie ziggy stardust bonds

    David Bowie: Starman of structured finance

    Ticker | 11 January 2016

    David Bowie was not just a giant in the music and fashion businesses. He made a significant contribution to the bond market, in particular structured finance, by pioneering intellectual property securitisation – via so-called Bowie Bonds.

  • RBS

    P&M: Bartlett, Bamber, Capp leave as RBS reshuffles

    Capital City | 23 September 2015

    Richard Bartlett, Eric Capp and Nicholas Bamber are leaving Royal Bank of Scotland as part of a reshuffle of the bank’s wholesale business, according to several sources.

  • Deutsche Bank logo with Jain

    Anshu Jain and the building of a flow monster

    Top News | 03 July 2015

    Last Tuesday was Anshu Jain’s last day as co-CEO of Deutsche Bank. It was almost 20 years to the day since the then 32-year-old banker left his managing director role at Wall Street behemoth Merrill Lynch to join the German bank, widely regarded back then as a sleepy European lender focused primarily on the German Mittelstand.

  • Chairman and Chief Executive of Alibaba Group Jack Ma delivers a speech at the 8th Netrepreneur Summ

    Alibaba hires two for 'Project Avatar'

    Top News | 14 March 2014

    Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley have begun working on the listing of Alibaba Group under the code name “Project Avatar”, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.

  • Employees hold a meeting inside the headquarters of Alibaba (China) Technology on the outskirts of Hangzhou.

    UPDATE 2: Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley set for Alibaba IPO mandate in 'Project Avatar'

    Capital City | 14 March 2014

    Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley have begun working on the listing of Alibaba Group under the code name “Project Avatar”, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.

  • Davies

    Which are your best deals ever?

    Capital City | 28 May 2013

    In September, IFR will publish its 2,000th edition. To celebrate, we’re going to publish a special supplement examining the best – and most significant – capital markets deals of the last 40 years.

  • Apple

    Apple goes big – and gets it right

    Top News | 03 May 2013

    Years of badgering Apple to consider the virtues of taking on debt finally paid off for the investment banking industry – and for two banks in particular – when the world leader in consumer technology innovations issued a record-breaking US$17bn of bonds.