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JPMorgan fund makes a killing

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When shares of mining companies including Freeport-McMoRan to Glencore were collapsing last year, a small fund run by JPMorgan chose to hold on. Now, it’s reaping the rewards of a metals rebound that’s turning bears into bulls.

BNP Paribas plans to expand M&A team in London

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BNP Paribas plans to add two senior people to its 15-strong London team covering British M&A and take on an equity capital markets banker too, part of a plan to boost its investment banking market share outside France, banking executives told Reuters.

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Patrick Kron joins Truffle Capital

Patrick Kron joins co-founders Philippe Pouletty and Bernard-Louis Roques at the head of Truffle Capital. Through an increase ofassets under management, the trio will continue the firm's ambitious development strategy, creating and financing tomorrow's leading companies in Life Sciences and Information Technology.

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Ex-C Suisse chief to launch new bank

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Mizuho makes senior derivatives trading appointments

Mizuho have announced the appointments of Charles Minton and Shelta Kodjo to its derivatives trading business. Minton will serve as Head of XVA Derivatives Trading and Kodjo as Head of Quantitative Strategies. Both are Managing Directors and report to Takehiko Ariga, Managing Director and Head of Global Derivatives Trading for Mizuho Capital Markets.

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BNP Paribas plans to expand M&A team in London

BNP Paribas plans to add two senior people to its 15-strong London team covering British M&A and take on an equity capital markets banker too, part of a plan to boost its investment banking market share outside France, banking executives told Reuters.

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