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Bank of America has hired Jim O’Neil, the executive responsible for managing the government’s stakes in U.K. banks, to advise its clients in the financial services industry.

Bloomberg reports that O’Neil, who joined U.K. Financial Investments Ltd. three years ago and was named chief executive officer a year ago, will move to the investment bank in London in the autumn.

He will work alongside Bill Egan, the firmsaid in a statement today. O’Neil, 46, had worked at Bank of America for 17 years before joining UKFI and is a former head of corporate finance in Europe.

Bloomberg also reports that Louis Redshaw, Barclays' head of carbon, coal and iron ore trading, resigned from the London-based bank, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Redshaw, 40, left the company Wednesday, one of the people said. Both people declined to be identified because the information isn’t public. The trader has bought and sold emissions permits at Barclays since 2004.

And The Financial Times reports that Citigroup has hired a senior banker from Deutsche Bank to become head of UK investment banking and broking as the US lender continues to strengthen its European franchise.

Ben Story would join Citi in early May and report to Manolo Falco and James Bardrick, co-heads of corporate and investment banking in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the bank said in an internal note on Thursday.

Finally, Morgan Stanley has announced changes at the top of its investment banking unit in Brazil, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters.

Eduardo Miras and Alessandro Zema, already senior Morgan Stanley executives in Brazil, will jointly succeed Marcelo Naigeborin at the helm of the investment banking operations there, the memo said.

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