SEC Chair Mary Jo White, after nearly four years as the agency’s head, today announced that she intends to leave at the end of the Obama Administration. Under Chair White’s leadership, the Commission strengthened protections for investors and the markets through transformative rulemakings that addressed major issues highlighted by the financial crisis.
Patrick Kron joins co-founders Philippe Pouletty and Bernard-Louis Roques at the head of Truffle Capital. Through an increase ofassets under management, the trio will continue the firm's ambitious development strategy, creating and financing tomorrow's leading companies in Life Sciences and Information Technology.
Nomura announced that Mark Doms Ph.D. has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Senior Economist.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney is unlikely to take up the three-year extension option on his term at the central bank. He could announce the decision as soon as Thursday.
Mizuho Americas has announced the appointment of Alan Roche as a Managing Director in its Japanese Corporate Banking business.
Janney Montgomery Scott, a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm, announced the recent hiring of three new fixed income professionals. Clay Brasher, Joseph Schults, and Luke Weeks, have all joined the firm.
Mizuho Americas has hired Jason Fertig as Managing Director and Head of Healthcare Investment Banking for its North American banking business. Jason joins Mizuho’s growing North American investment banking franchise with a mandate to develop the firm’s equity, M&A and strategic capital raising advisory capabilities for clients in the healthcare sector, primarily in the specialty pharmaceuticals, biotech, life sciences and emerging medical technology verticals.
Standard Life Wealth, the discretionary fund manager, has announced the appointment of Shona Sklaroff as the new Head of Business Management and Strategy. Reporting directly to Richard Charnock, Chief Executive Officer, Shona will have responsibility for managing Standard Life Wealth’s business and strategic plan, governance framework and communication strategy and will form part of the Leadership team based in Edinburgh.
Wells Fargo & Company have announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf has informed the Company’s Board of Directors that he is retiring from the Company and the Board, effective immediately.
Standard Life Investments, the global asset manager, have announced the appointment of a new team and CEO in Singapore, marking a significant step in the company’s global growth strategy and commitment to Asia Pacific.
Threadneedle has appointed Andrew Chan as Head of Product and Business Development for Asia Pacific, as the firm continues to expand its Asian team in order to drive regional growth.
Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) has announced that Mark A. Walker, former Managing Partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, has joined Lazard, effective immediately. Walker will serve as a Senior Advisor to Lazard’s global Sovereign Advisory Group, based in Paris.
Standard & Poor's has announced that Robert Palombi has been promoted to Managing Director and Office Head of the Toronto Office.
Tokyo – Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC, has announced that Akihiko Asami has joined the firm as Managing Director and Head of Corporate Finance, Investment Banking Japan. He is based in Tokyo.
Standard Life Wealth, the discretionary fund manager, has announced the appointment of Gair Brisbane as Senior Client Portfolio Manager based in Edinburgh. Reporting to Mike Connor, Head of the Edinburgh Office, Brisbane will have responsibility for managing the investment portfolios for charity clients.
Tullett Prebon has announced that Simon Underhill is joining the Company as head of options trading (EMEA) on the base metals desk.
Mizuho International continues to strengthen its Fixed Income business with senior-level hires.
The Rothschild Group has appointed Peter Wheeler as an Executive Vice Chairman of the Group and Co-Head of its South East Asia business, effective immediately.
UBS Global Asset Management’s Global Real Estate business has announced that Eric Byrne has been appointed as the new Head of Global Multi-Managers & Securities, effective 1 May 2013.
Daiwa Capital Markets (Daiwa) has hired a former European Central Bank (ECB) economist as part of its strategy to strengthen its global research offerings.
Mizuho Americas has announced the further expansion of its North American corporate and investment banking business with three San Francisco-based hires responsible for further developing the firm’s equity, M&A, financial sponsor and strategic capital-raising advisory offering in the technology sector with new and existing clients and major large cap and emerging growth companies.
In a first-of-its-kind partnership between the finance and distributed ledger industries, former Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins has joined the board of Blockchain, the world’s largest digital currency company.
Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, has appointed Archie Struthers to the role of Head of Investments.