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Citi Hires Global Head of Technology Banking

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Citi has announced that Ethan Topper will join the Firm as Managing Director and Global Head of Technology Banking. He will be based in Palo Alto and report to Ben Druskin and Mark Shafir, Co-Heads of Global Technology Media & Telecom Banking.

Macquarie Group Adds To Board

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Macquarie Group and Macquarie Bank Chairman, Kevin McCann, have announced the appointment of Ms Diane Grady to the Macquarie Group Limited Board and the Macquarie Bank Limited Board as an independent non-executive director. The appointments will be effective on 19 May 2011.

Piper Jaffray Expands Health Care Investment Research Platform

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Piper Jaffray has announced the hiring of two senior research analysts to expand it health care research team. Brooks West, principal, will provide coverage on medical device companies, and Kevin Ellich, principal, will provide coverage on health care services companies. West and Ellich have over 15 and 10 years, respectively, of industry and related experience. They will be based in Minneapolis, covering a select list of small-, mid- and large-cap companies.

Baird Adds To Public Finance Investment Banking Team

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Baird, an employee-owned, international capital markets, wealth management, private equity and asset management firm, has announced that it has added John Piemonte, Vice President, to its Public Finance investment banking team in Naperville, Ill.