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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

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  • US banks brace for 15% Q4 trading fall

    People & Markets | 08 December 2017

    The largest US banks are predicting revenue from bond and equity trading will fall about 15% in the fourth quarter from a year ago, putting trading revenues for the top five firms on course to end the year down 7% from 2016.

  • 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.

  • Derivatives at failing banks still a danger

    People & Markets | 08 December 2017

    The US Office of Financial Research said the treatment of derivatives held by a failing financial institution is one of the top threats to the stability of the financial system.

  • MOVES-Goldman names Stein top administrative officer

    Ticker | 06 December 2017

    Goldman Sachs named Laurence Stein chief administrative officer effective January 1 succeeding Jeffrey Schroeder, who is retiring from the bank after nearly 30 years, the last 10 as chief administrative officer.

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    MOVES-SunTrust hires Carpenter for healthcare banking

    Ticker | 01 December 2017

    SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, the corporate and investment bank of SunTrust Banks, has hired Kevin Carpenter as a managing director in its technology and services investment banking group, working out of Atlanta.

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    MOVES-Jefferies hires Slosser to boost 144A roster

    Ticker | 01 December 2017

    Jefferies has hired FBR head of investment banking Ken Slosser as its head of permanent capital, a new position in its equity capital markets division.

  • Canadian banks hit and miss in Q4

    People & Markets | 01 December 2017

    Canadian banks offered a mixed bag for their latest quarter as their capital markets businesses alternately boosted and dragged down performance.

  • PJT names Zelin head of restructuring

    People & Markets | 17 November 2017

    PJT Partners named Steve Zelin as head of its restructuring and special situations group to succeed longtime head of the business Tim Coleman.

  • Bonuses set to swing higher

    People & Markets | 17 November 2017

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for investment bankers with bonuses for this year set to rise as much as 20% over 2016 levels in some segments, according to consultancy Johnson Associates.

  • MOVES-Evercore hires Paul Aaron from Goldman

    Ticker | 14 November 2017

    Independent investment bank Evercore hired ex-Goldman Sachs banker Paul Aaron as a senior managing director in its advisory group.

  • MOVES-PJT names Steve Zelin head of restructuring

    Ticker | 14 November 2017

    PJT Partners named Steve Zelin as head of its restructuring and special situations group succeeding longtime group head Tim Coleman effective January 1. Coleman has been named global chairman of the group.

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    Investment banking bonuses on the upswing in 2018

    Ticker | 14 November 2017

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for investment bankers with bonuses set to rise dramatically, as much as 20%, over 2016 levels in some segments, according to consultancy Johnson Associates.

  • iHeart tries to resuscitate failing exchange

    People & Markets | 10 November 2017

    iHeart Communications is trying to breathe life into its massive debt exchange, but time is running out and some creditors would prefer if the US media company were forced to seek bankruptcy protection.

  • Goldman shakes up leadership ranks

    People & Markets | 10 November 2017

    Goldman Sachs shook up its leadership team last week for trading, risk and strategy as it attempts to reverse a slump in performance in some of its core areas.

  • Fed's Quarles sees Dodd-Frank C

    People & Markets | 10 November 2017

    The US Federal Reserve’s top bank regulator, Randal Quarles, affirmed the hopes of major US banks last week when he vowed to review all of the Dodd-Frank era rulemaking with a view to easing the regulatory burden.

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    M&A fee battle pits David v Goliath

    Top News | 10 November 2017

    Independent investment banks have been well represented on every large M&A transaction over the past 15 years, and Broadcom’s new US$103bn (US$130bn including debt) hostile bid for Qualcomm is no exception.

  • MOVES-Goldman Sachs' chief risk officer retires

    Ticker | 06 November 2017

    Goldman Sachs chief risk officer Craig Broderick will retire after 32 years in January, according to an internal memo obtained by IFR. A Goldman Sachs spokesman confirmed the contents.

  • Cowen names Wieseneck, Charney co-presidents

    People & Markets | 03 November 2017

    Investment bank Cowen & Company has named Larry Wieseneck and Dan Charney co-presidents, both reporting to chief executive Jeffrey Solomon.

  • Puerto Rico bonds may be attracting new vultures

    People & Markets | 03 November 2017

    Puerto Rico’s benchmark 8% 2035 bond is recovering from the low of 25 cents as the investor base shifts from mutual funds that had been trying to preserve creditors rights towards hedge funds who have a higher threshold for pain and can wait longer to see a recovery.

  • Powell picked as next Fed chairman

    People & Markets | 03 November 2017

    US President Donald Trump tapped Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, replacing Janet Yellen when her term expires in February.

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