Cowen Group has announced that Robert Fagin has joined the firm as Director of Research and Philip Cushman has joined as Head of Equity Sales at Cowen and Company, Cowen’s broker-dealer business. Fagin and Cushman are based in New York.
BlackRock has announced the launch of its global real estate securities capability – an investment platform born from BlackRock’s long-term experience in the real estate investment business and its proven expertise in Fundamental Equity investment.
Renaissance Capital, the leading emerging markets investment bank, has hired Ronnie Golan to head its Africa investment banking operations.
CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, has announced that Dr. Izumi Kazuhara will join the company as Executive Director, Head of Japan in June.
Lazard Ltd has announced that Henrique Meirelles, former President of the Central Bank of Brazil, has been appointed Chairman, Lazard Americas, effective immediately.
The Board of Marex Spectron has announced that it has appointed Ian Lowitt as Chief Financial Officer and Global Head of Strategy, subject to usual regulatory approval.
Barclays has announced that it has appointed Rickie Chan as Market Head, Hong Kong, to its wealth and investment management division. Chan joins on 16th August 2012, and will report to Pakorn Boonya-kurkul, Head of Wealth Management, North Asia.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Jon T. Rymer will serve as Interim Inspector General until the Commission hires a permanent Inspector General.
Credit Suisse has announced that Christopher Faddy has joined Credit Suisse as a Managing Director and Head of Non-Japan Asia Distribution for Asset Management.
Nomura has announced a strategic alliance between its Global Oil and Gas team and Centre of Global Energy Studies (CGES), a UK-headquartered think tank.