Centerview Partners said on Wednesday that it had poached two senior media bankers from Morgan Stanley in the latest hiring by the boutique investment bank.
The New York Times reports that the two, Alex Glantz and Todd J. Davison, were most recently the co-heads of Morgan Stanley’s North American media team. Among their clients are CBS, McGraw-Hill, Time Warner and the Warner Music Group.
In the meantime, Bloomberg reports that Axis Capital has hired Edgar Bautista and Sandeep Ramachandran, formerly of Morgan Stanley’s commodities unit, as the reinsurer expands in capital markets tied to weather.
Bautista and Ramachandran will be co-heads of the weather and commodity markets initiative, the Bermuda-based company said today in a statement. The two established a weather and outage risk management team at Morgan Stanley, Axis said.
Finally, Bloomberg also reports that JPMorgan Chase’s asset-management unit hired Prashant Sharma as head of international fixed-income investments for insurance clients.
Sharma will be based in London and report to Nick Gartside, international chief investment officer of fixed-income, New York-based JPMorgan said today in an e-mailed statement. Sharma previously worked at Goldman Sachs’ asset-management business and has a decade of experience working as a fixed-income portfolio manager.