'The fusion would create a top player'.
UBS could combine its investment banking arm with that of Credit Suisse to create a top player, Eric Knight, head of activist investor Knight Vinke, was quoted as saying in an interview with a Swiss paper on Sunday.
Asked whether he thought UBS and Credit Suisse should combine their investment banks, Knight told Sonntagszeitung: 'Such a combination could be an interesting way to reach critical mass and the shareholders of both groups could profit from large synergy effects.
'The fusion would create a top player. But there are other possible partners, for instance Deutsche Bank', he was quoted as saying.
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