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Sunday, 23 September 2018

Philip Scipio' s stories

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  • US dollar bills

    Banks take big fees in flat M&A market

    Ticker | 03 January 2018

    Global merger and acquisition activity was flat in 2017 from 2016, but there was a lot for dealmakers to get excited about as the number of deals picked up - translating into bigger fees for advisers.

  • Boutiques post record results to gain on big banks

    People & Markets | 28 April 2017

    Independent investment banks posted record revenue from M&A advisory in the first quarter, outperforming their larger rivals in the period as portfolio deals closed.

  • Canada's Home Capital seen as no test for contagion

    People & Markets | 02 June 2017

    Canada’s Home Capital Group is a poor test of contagion risk, according to US regulators looking at the mortgage lender’s derailment.

  • Citi bolsters activism defence practice

    People & Markets | 25 August 2017

    Citigroup has lured Muir Paterson from rival Goldman Sachs in an effort to beef up its shareholder activism advisory practice.

  • Citi restructures and shakes up leadership

    People & Markets | 07 September 2018

    Citigroup is shaking up its structure and leadership ranks with the departure of a trio of long-serving executives, including chief financial officer John Gerspach, and an overdue revamp of its investment banking business.

  • CVS/Aetna deal shakes up M&A tables

    People & Markets | 08 December 2017

    CVS Health’s proposed US$69bn acquisition of Aetna is shaking up rankings for M&A advisers in the last month of the year.

  • Deutsche fails US stress test

    Ticker | 29 June 2018

    Deutsche Bank’s US holding company failed the second part of the US Federal Reserve’s annual stress test, handing the German bank another public humiliation related to how it manages and models risk and heaping more problems on its new leadership.

  • Goldman flops as rivals soar on FICC trading

    Ticker | 18 April 2017

    Goldman Sachs missed first quarter earnings expectations, dragged down by weak fixed income currency and commodity trading performance.

  • Goldman sees FICC revival, but stalls in equities

    People & Markets | 20 July 2018

    Bond trading is back - maybe. Across the five largest US investment banks, fixed income trading is again looking like it will shake off a multi-year slump, although there have been false dawns before.

  • Goldman sells case for commodities

    People & Markets | 04 May 2018

    Goldman Sachs strategists are predicting a banner year for commodities after a strong start to the year. But it could be another false start.

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