Here's the latest from Cityboy.
Here's this week's Thomson Reuters Investment Banking Scorecard.
Collins Stewart Hawkpoint plc, the leading independent financial advisory group based in the UK and ICICI Securities Ltd, the investment banking subsidiary of ICICI Bank, Indias largest private sector bank, are pleased to announce a broad alliance to co-operate with each other in growing their business franchises.
John Paulson was born on December 14th (1955 for those who care about such things).
Here are 3 damning comments about possibly the worst bank merger in history.
UBS Investment Bank CEO Carsten Kengeter is said to have written a 'confidential letter' to Jeremy Hunt, the British Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, warning that there would be 'serious consequences' for the bank and the City if the government adopted the recommendations of English Heritage, which suggested a few weeks back that part of the bank's Broadgate HQ building should be listed, putting paid to plans for redevelopment.
What some folks are describing as great transparency, others suggest is mere desperation.
Here are some links to some interesting Bloomberg, Business Insider, The New York Times stories that are hitting the headlines today.
At least one firm has said that it hasn't been guilty of over-hiring in the last 18 months or so, and so therefore won't be in a rush to cutback on headcount now.
Here's the latest from our Highly Placed Professional.
A former UBS banker who helped U.S. authorities prosecute the Swiss bank in a tax fraud case has asked for permission to travel to France to comply with a subpoena in another investigation of the company, according a court document.
Tate & Lyle issued its third profit warning in a year earlier this month, but analysts believe the worst may be over, and the company could even be a £4.4bn bid target for US group Bunge.
JPMorgan Chase arranged for Todd Marin and Catherine Leung to leave the bank to prevent them from collecting equity grants before the completion of a probe into the company’s hiring practices in Asia, according to people familiar with the matter.