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Monday, 23 July 2018

Owen Wild' s stories

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  • MOVES-Duo to run UK ECM at Barclays after Meyers' departure

    Ticker | 24 May 2017

    Barclays has opted to promote two members of its equity capital markets team to run the UK operation, following the departure of Barry Meyers.

  • Halperin returns to US equity-linked at Barclays

    Ticker | 23 May 2017

    Steven Halperin has relocated to the US for a new role at Barclays as both a senior equity-linked originator and to lead new product development across global finance.

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    Singapore pain as GIC's loss on UBS tops US$4bn

    Top News | 19 May 2017

    Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC is facing a loss in excess of US$4bn on its emergency investment in Swiss bank UBS nine years ago, according to IFR calculations.

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    Singapore's GIC faces US$4bn loss on UBS bet

    Ticker | 16 May 2017

    Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private Limited is facing a loss in excess of US$4bn on its emergency investment in Swiss bank UBS Group nine years ago, according to IFR calculations.

  • Barclays reshuffles investment bank leadership, Dean retires

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    Sam Dean is leaving Barclays, eight years after arriving as part of a wave of galacticos to build an equity capital markets business in Europe and Asia.

  • Hemsley out as Numis struggles

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    Bank results for ECM this year have included some heady numbers – it is hard to imagine Morgan Stanley’s remarkable 144% revenue increase in Q1 ever being beaten – but they really showed how dreadful 2016 was rather than a splendid performance in recent months.

  • Smooth sailing for Global Ports

    Equities | 05 May 2017

    Global Ports Holding’s decision to abandon an Istanbul listing and set sail for London appears to be just the once-in-a-lifetime trip made by cruisegoers passing through its ports. GPH managed to eradicate memories of its failed domestic IPO attempt in 2015 when the book for its US$200m London listing was covered after three days of bookbuilding.

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    Dino stands out from the crowd

    Top News | 07 April 2017

    In the flurry of European IPOs over the past two weeks, pricing in the upper echelons of guidance has been noticeably rare. Before Dino Polska’s Z1.65bn (US$414.3m) IPO, the previous four floats in the region had all come at the low end - with one of them actually pricing below original guidance.

  • MOVES-Cook and Spielman to head capital markets at BlackRock

    Ticker | 07 April 2017

    Ed Cook and Ben Spielman have been named as co-heads of global capital markets at BlackRock following the transition of Matt Savino into the alternatives division.

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    Dino's off and running

    Top News | 24 March 2017

    A brace of IPOs means Poland is back on equity investors’ radars for the first time in years, and the quick coverage for supermarket group Dino Polska’s float shows institutions are keen to buy.