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Thursday, 14 December 2017

Philip Scipio' s stories

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  • Bove leaves Rafferty Capital

    People & Markets | 01 September 2017

    Banking analyst Dick Bove has left Rafferty Capital Markets after the firm decided to get out of the brokerage business and focus on asset capital management and exchange traded funds, Bove told IFR.

  • Morgan Stanley tops activism defence

    People & Markets | 01 September 2017

    Morgan Stanley is the top adviser so far this year for companies coming under pressure from activist investors, a lucrative area of activity in which banks and boutique firms are building up.

  • MOVES-Bove leaves Rafferty Capital

    Ticker | 30 August 2017

    Banking analyst Dick Bove has left Rafferty Capital Markets after the firm decided to get out of the brokerage business and focus on asset capital management and exchange traded funds, Bove told IFR.

  • Bullish US bankers draw veil over Blue Apron

    People & Markets | 25 August 2017

    After a strong first half, the US IPO market has since hit a rut with two blockbuster IPOs, Blue Apron and Snap, blamed for slamming the door shut on a market halfway through what was expected to be a massive year.

  • 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.

  • Banking earnings from autos accelerate

    People & Markets | 25 August 2017

    It pays to bank big auto. Nearly a decade after the US auto industry was knocked flat on its back, culminating in the massive bankruptcies of General Motors and Chrysler, the sector is paying record fees to banks for deals across capital markets including debt, loans, equity raisings and M&A, according to data from Thomson Reuters.

  • MOVES-Citi taps two to run energy acquisitions group

    Ticker | 24 August 2017

    Citigroup named Matthew Brogdon and Bruce Cox co-heads of its energy acquisitions and divestitures group working out of Houston, Texas reporting to Stephen Trauber.

  • Elizabeth Duke to chair Wells Fargo

    People & Markets | 18 August 2017

    Wells Fargo tapped Elizabeth Duke to replace its outgoing board chairman Stephen Sanger in a leadership shake-up intended to break the grip of scandal that has seized the bank lately. She is the first woman to serve as chair of a major US bank.

  • Volatility bout fails to lift trading forecasts

    People & Markets | 18 August 2017

    A recent bout of volatility may have shaken up the staid VIX volatility index but it has done little to lift third-quarter trading, particularly in fixed income where revenue is expected to be down double digits compared with last year, based on analyst estimates.

  • Smaller banks feel equity trading squeeze

    People & Markets | 18 August 2017

    Small banks and brokerages scrapping for a share of equity trading revenue are finding it tougher to compete as large banks extend their dominance.