Here's a note of the firms that headed Thomson Financial's M&A league tables around the world in the first quarter.
Here are a couple of first-quarter M&A league table for Asia. Data provided by Thomson Financial.
Here are a couple of Thomson Financial league tables for global debt & equity for the period 01.01.2006 - 30.09.2006:
Here's the leading firms in Thomson Financial's IPO league tables for the first quarter.
Here's the leading firms from Thomson Financial's Global Asset-Back Securities, Global Mortgage-Backed Securities and Global High-Yield Debt league tables for the first quarter.
Zurich in Switzerland has the highest quality of life among the 215 Cities ranked in a survey compiled by Mercer Human Resource Consulting. London came in 39th, New York 47th, and Hong Kong failed to make the Top 50. Baghdad came in 215th.
The Financial Times has reported that Christopher Cox, the chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, approved a spoof press release, which went out yesterday - April 1st.
Those staff at Dutch bank ABN AMRO who fear for their jobs need not worry too much about company exectutives. At least they'll be OK if the bank changes hands.
The Sunday Telegraph reports that hundreds of staff who work in ABN AMRO's investment banking operation in London are likely to lose their jobs in the proposed 'merger' between the Dutch bank and Barclays.
Goldman boss Lloyd Blankfein is thought to be on the move. Dipping into some of his hard-earned, Blankfein is said to be spending a cool $41m to buy the 'Old Trees' estate in Southampton - and that for a property which he will probably only use on weekends for a maximum of 5 months a year!