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Friday, 20 October 2017

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  • Goldman, Morgan Stanley less reliant on trading for earnings win

    Ticker | 17 October 2017

    Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs posted solid third quarter results easily beating analysts’ expectations for the quarter as revenue from investment banking outperformed.

  • MOVES-RenCap takes two for emerging markets FICC

    Ticker | 17 October 2017

    Renaissance Capital hired Amir Zada as a managing director and head of special situations, fixed income commodity and currency sales focusing on Russia/CIS and frontier markets at its RenCap Securities unit.

  • Independent voices stand up to bond issuers

    Top News | 13 October 2017

    Independent research firms are carving out a lucrative niche in the US bond market with hard-hitting analyses that bolster investor resolve when it comes to aggressive bond terms.

  • ECM helps Citi, but FICC resumes freefall

    People & Markets | 13 October 2017

    Citigroup came within a hair of outperforming JP Morgan in equity underwriting in the third

  • MOVES-Houlihan hires two for dispute resolution group

    Ticker | 10 October 2017

    Houlihan Lokey hired Michael Hedden and Daniel Beaulne for its dispute resolution consulting practice.

  • Goldman may corner bitcoin market making

    People & Markets | 06 October 2017

    Goldman Sachs is weighing options for trading crypto-currencies, including bitcoin, as rivals continue to voice loud reservations.

  • Tax plan success may spur mega M&A deals

    People & Markets | 06 October 2017

    With US President Donald Trump’s tax plan finally making its way into the public sphere, a key stumbling block for large takeover transactions could fall away and create a beehive of activity.

  • Puerto Rico bondholders relent on recovery hopes

    People & Markets | 06 October 2017

    A few words from US President Donald Trump last week stripped away any expectation that holders of Puerto Rico’s general obligation bonds would still see a recovery of 50 cents or more on the dollar.

  • MOVES-Credit Suisse taps Mesny, Rubio-Alvarez to run EMEA FIG

    Ticker | 29 September 2017

    Credit Suisse named Max Mesny and Armando Rubio-Alvarez co-heads of the EMEA financial institutions group, replacing Eric Richard, who will become a vice chairman of the group and focus on strategic client coverage.

  • Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico recovery plan miffs creditors

    Top News | 29 September 2017

    Puerto Rico is counting on US federal aid to rebuild after a massive hurricane ripped the island apart - but that could leave more than a few bondholders unhappy.

  • US banks may get two years between living wills

    People & Markets | 29 September 2017

    The eight largest US banks will get another year to rework their resolution plans, or living wills, to win approval of the Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

  • Greenhill with envy

    People & Markets | 29 September 2017

    Greenhill made an abrupt about-face from recent comments about its capital strength and last week unveiled an aggressive recapitalisation plan.

  • MOVES-Natixis hires ex-Deutsche Bank economist Lavorgna

    Ticker | 25 September 2017

    Natixis has hired former Deutsche Bank chief economist Joseph Lavorgna, naming him chief economist for the Americas.

  • Record investment banking for Jefferies

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    Independent investment bank Jefferies reported a record three months for investment banking and defied expectations with only a modest slide in third-quarter trading results.

  • The entrance to the Toys "R" Us Times Square store is seen in New York

    Playtime over for Toys 'R' Us

    Top News | 22 September 2017

    Toys ‘R’ Us has agreed a US$3.125bn debtor-in-possession financing as it seeks to restructure US$5bn of long-term debt.

  • Window closing to change US stress test for 2018

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    Hope is fading that the US Federal Reserve will make changes to its annual stress test of major banks in time for it to be used in 2018.

  • Hurricane tears at Puerto Rico bondholder recovery estimates

    People & Markets | 22 September 2017

    Hurricane Maria has devastated Puerto Rico, plunging the island into darkness, added to uncertainty about how restructuring of debt will play out, and left investors reconsidering recovery projections, according to restructuring advisers involved in the process.

  • MOVES-Credit Suisse taps Wortendyke to replace Douthit

    Ticker | 22 September 2017

    Credit Suisse tapped Jason Wortendyke to replace Jeff Douthit as co-head of its Chicago office. Wortendyke will also continue to be global co-head of the diversified industrials and aerospace and defense group. Wortendyke will work with Todd Noffke, who has been co-head of Chicago since 2011.

  • MOVES- Deutsche Bank hires ECM banker Smolkin from UBS

    Ticker | 21 September 2017

    Deutsche Bank named Justin Smolkin head of industrials, equity capital markets. Smolkin joins the bank from the ECM group at UBS. He will be based in New York and report to the co-heads of Americas Equity Capital Markets Jeremy Fox and Andrew Yaeger.

  • MOVES-King & Spalding hires ex-Deutsche Bank lawyer Walker

    Ticker | 20 September 2017

    Former Deutsche Bank global general counsel Richard Walker joined New York law firm King & Spalding as a partner in the special matters and government investigations group.

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