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People News - C Suisse, JPMorgan, UBS

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Credit Suisse has named Christopher Conoscenti a managing director in its oil and gas group, as the investment bank builds up its energy team in the Americas, according to a memo obtained by Bloomberg News.

GE faces rival bid for Alstom from Siemens

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Siemens entered the battle for French engineering group Alstom on Sunday, after the French government encouraged a European counterbid following a $13bn (£7.7bn) offer last week by the US company General Electric.