Here's a run down of the European M&A action from 01.01.05 - 16.11.05. Tables provided by Thomson Financial.
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CBS MarketsWatch reports that the former head of Citigroup's energy-derivatives trading desk in New York faces up to 5 years in clink, after admitting to falsifying company records in order to obtain a bigger bonus payout.
A third trader in almost as many weeks has now lodged a claim against Nomura International.
Here's an interesting story doing the rounds in the US.
Here's the latest on Amaranth and other hedge fund news.
Bloomberg reports that former Enron chief finance officer Andrew Fastow got banged up for 6 years earlier this week, and then filed a declaration in an investor securities fraud case which heaped some of the blame for Enron's demise on the company's bankers.
Financial News reports that Aberdeen Asset Management has confirmed that funds under management fell almost 4% in the 5 months to the end of August due to turbulent market conditions.
As the media (including us) tended to feature only the more frivolous suggestions Brady Dougan, the head of Credit Suisse's investment banking division, made in his recent memo to staff on the subject of cost-cutting, we thought it only fair to put the memo in context. Here's the full text..
Constitutional Affairs Minister Harriet Harman hit out at City bonuses Monday, describing the size of some of them as 'sick'.