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HSBC has hired Jan Masek from JPMorgan to co-head its mergers and acquisitions business in Germany.

Bloomberg News reports that Masek will team up with Ralf Neuhaus, who currently runs the division. Previously Masek oversaw Swiss corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions for JPMorgan, according to an emailed statement from the bank on Tuesday.

In the meantime, Bloomberg also reports that Douglas L. Braunstein, the former chief financial officer of JPMorgan and James C. Woolery, previously co-head of the bank’s North American mergers business, are starting an investment firm called Hudson Executive Capital.

Braunstein and Woolery, who most recently was Chairman elect of law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, and a group of 14 men with chief executive officer experience are committing $250m to start the New York-based firm, according to a statement today.

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