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SEC chair to step down

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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 Truffle Capital

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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.

Janney makes three hires in fixed income

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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 hires new MD and head of investment healthcare banking in North America

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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 appoints new head of business management and strategy

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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.

Standard Life appoints new investment team

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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.

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Standard Life appoints new Senior Client Portfolio Manager

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.

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Mizuho Americas has announces further expansion in North American corporate and investment banking

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.

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Ex-Barclays CEO joins board of Blockchain

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.