Goldman Sachs has hired Tom Leake to run EMEA equity structuring, based in London. Leake joins from Deutsche Bank where he was global head of the equity structuring group.
With a banking heritage spanning more than 150 years, Standard Chartered has developed extensive global reach and a strong position in emerging markets and new trade corridors.
Standard Chartered has parted company with the head of its private-equity business and is weighing plans to shutter the unit over the next two years, according to people familiar with the matter.
Standard Chartered roiled credit markets in Europe on Tuesday, when the bank broke with convention by saying it wouldn’t buy back its junior bonds at the first opportunity.
Shares in emerging markets lender Standard Chartered plummeted over six per cent this morning after its chief exec called his company out for a performance that was "not yet acceptable".
Standard Chartered has become ensnarled in another regulatory problem after admitting it faced potential sanctions from the Hong Kong authorities over its handling of a stock market flotation.
Bill Winters is questioning whether a private-equity arm fits his vision for a simpler and safer Standard Chartered. An investment in a Nigerian energy firm shows why.
Standard Chartered has stepped up its hiring from Barclays’ private-banking team in Hong Kong ahead of the transfer of the business to Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp, in a move that underscores the stiff competition for wealth managers in Asia.
Standard Chartered expects it will remain under U.S. supervision for several more years over lapses in Iran-related anti-money laundering efforts because it needs more time to improve its internal standards, sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Standard Chartered has appointed former HSBC bigwig Paul Skelton as global head of banking.
European banks have pushed back profitability targets so many times, the dates are now more placeholders than deadlines.
Tracey McDermott will join Standard Chartered as group head of corporate, public and regulatory affairs effective 20 March to build the bank's relationships with regulators and policy makers.
Hong Kong’s securities regulator has filed a lawsuit against Standard Chartered, UBS and audit firm KPMG over an initial public offering by China Forestry Holdings Co. in 2009.
No final decision has been taken.