The Daily Mail reports that a pregnant Morgan Stanley director was mugged by a ruthless hoodie close to her $2.3m home in Hampstead, London.
Staff were nominated in their droves in 10 categories for the 2009 Badenoch & Clark Rising Stars Awards. And here are the winners of the 10 categories:
Not long ago Dubai was one of the few places on the planet where investment banks were gearing up. Not anymore.
Almost 200 people lost their lives in Mumbai last week, as around a dozen terrorists engaged in gun and grenade attacks at busy locations close together around the City. Here's a post we received this morning from an expat banker based in India:
The Somali pirates.
Under fire Citigroup executive Robert Rubin has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, and given us some interesting insights into the way he views his own culpability for the firm's current malaise.
Bloomberg reports that the intended purchase of Lehman funds unit Neuberger Berman by Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman for $2.15bn could yet unravel.
Here's the list of the Top 100 firms in our 2006 Best Place to Work in the Global Financial Markets survey:
The Daily Mail reports that a 35-year-old former ABN AMRO banker is currently in court accused of engaging in regular sex sessions with a 15-year old girl. The sessions are said to have taken place in the post room and basement in one of the bank's London offices.
Rumours are circulating that up to a third of Citigroup 10,000 London-based staff may be axed in the latest round of headcount reductions. The main focus of the cuts are thought likely to come in the investment banking unit. And The Globe & Mail reports that Citi has given notice to all 12 of the investment bankers it employs in Toronto.
Sad to report.
Think 3-D printing is limited to prototypes and futuristic dreams? Guess again. Additive manufacturing already can be found in everything from Invisalign teeth aligners to jet engine parts. A primer on the multi-billion-dollar industry.
eFinancialCareers reports that one of the more interesting things to emerge of the series of financial scandals is that, even now, trading floor banter remains a cross between a frat house and a rugby team.