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RBS Appoints Head of Loan Syndicate, Americas

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RBS Securities Inc. (RBS) has announced that Bill Gates has joined the firm’s Global Banking & Markets division in the Americas as Head of Loan Syndicate, Americas. Gates will be responsible for all investment grade and non-investment grade loan syndicate activities in support of the firm’s corporate and emerging market clients. Bill will be based in Stamford, CT and report dually to Victor Forte and Myles Clarke, Co-Heads of Global Syndicate.

Raymond James Hires Energy Analyst

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Raymond James Financial has announced that energy sector veteran Andrew Coleman has joined its Equity Research department as a senior analyst. Coleman will cover Exploration & Production companies and will be based out of Raymond James’ Capital Markets office in Houston.

Moelis & Co Announces Appointment Of Managing Director In Dubai

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Moelis & Company, the New York-headquartered independent investment bank, today announced the appointment of Yorick Van Slingelandt as a Managing Director, based in Dubai. A leading corporate financier, van Slingelandt will be Co-head of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Investment Banking with Augusto Sasso, and will be jointly responsible for building out the firm's financial advisory and capital raising services across MENA markets. He joins the firm in October, 2011.

Barclays Wealth Hires Head Of High Net Worth Business

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Barclays Wealth has announced the appointment of Christian Berchem as Managing Director, Head of High Net Worth (HNW) for UK & Ireland Private Bank. Based in London, he will join the firm in September and will report to David Semaya, Head of UK & Ireland Private Bank.