Bloomberg's Gigi Stone reports on Friday's top news including Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group looking to hire 3,000 people, Wells Fargo to buy Merlin Securities and Credit Suisse sees continued low levels of client activity.
BNY Mellon has named Suresh Kumar as its chief information officer (CIO), effective immediately.
Cowen Group, Inc. has announced that David Lu has been appointed Head of Asia Investment Banking.
FBR & Co, has announced that James C. Neuhauser, CFA has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for FBR & Co.
Piper Jaffray has announced that it has strengthened its global TMT investment banking group with the addition of David Ramazetti, managing director, focusing on software investment banking. He will join the firm on May 2nd and be based in San Francisco.
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. ('BBH') has announced the appointment of Jamie Cann as a Relationship Manager in the Firm’s Charlotte Wealth Management office.
The Board of Directors of FBR & Co. has announced that Eric F. Billings, Founder and Chairman of FBR, has decided to retire as Chairman and will be not be seeking re-election to the Board at the Company's Annual Shareholder Meeting, in order to focus on his other business activities.
Commerzbank Corporates & Markets (C&M) has announced that it had reinforced its Foreign Exchange (FX) capability with the hire of Dr. Jessica James.
Miguel Cotto, often a troubled soul in the past, says he comes to the ring these days in peace; Floyd Mayweather, long a turbulent genius, reveals he has discovered the calming influence of yoga.
J.P. Morgan has announced that Jeff Urwin, Head of Global Investment Banking Coverage, Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions, will take on the additional role of CEO of Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong.