Here's a couple of Thomson Reuters Global Debt, Equity & Equity-Related League Tables for the period 01/01/2011 - 30/06/2011.
Despite tough market conditions in many areas of the financial markets, firms are doing all they can avoid laying off large numbers of staff.
Fees for global Investment Banking services, from M&A advisory to capital markets underwriting, totalled US$48.9 billion during the first half of 2011, a 23% increase over last year and the largest opening half since 2007.
Here's Thomson Reuters Top 20 Worldwide M&A League Table for Legal Advisors for the period 01/01/11 - 30/06/11.
Another day, and yet more talk about job cuts.
It was just a week or two ago that this hedge fund manager was in the news because he took a big bath on a Chinese stock. A few days later, and he's top of the heap again, after making a $554m profit (before legal fees) on over 2,000 trades in Lehman bonds, executed after the firm entered bankruptcy in September 2008.
Here's the Thomson Reuters Worldwide M&A League Table for the period 01/01/2011 - 30/06/2011.
87-year-old Charlie Munger is an investment manager and philanthropist. He is Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Corporation, the diversified investment business chaired by Warren Buffett; in that capacity, Buffett describes Munger as 'my partner'.
Goldman Sachs tops this list of banks who’ve been meeting with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission between 26th July, 2010 and 14th June, 2011 to discuss financial reform.
London - Daiwa Capital Markets, the investment banking arm of leading Japanese brokerage Daiwa Securities Group, has announced the appointment of Keith Meekins as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its subsidiary firm Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Limited (Daiwa Europe).
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday charged a former Barclays analyst and three others allegedly linked to an insider trading ring.
The boutique investment bank Moelis & Company on Thursday reported a higher fourth-quarter profit, though its results fell short of Wall Street’s expectations.
Imagine, if you can, a world in which the big banks subscribe to a code of conduct that includes a pledge that “we seek no more than a level of profit commensurate with the value we create for our customers”.