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Goldman Sachs in the mix to join roster of Aramco advisers — report

Reports suggest the oil giant could kick-start the world’s largest ever public listing next year → Read More

Banks cut middle managers in European research overhaul

City analyst numbers have not fallen as much as expected since Mifid II — but the make-up of teams is changing at the big banks → Read More

Barclays hires Deutsche media banker for UK deals

City investment banks continue to lure talent away from the struggling German lender. → Read More

JPMorgan’s credit line to WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann: almost $100m

JPMorgan is one of nine banks underwriting the hotly-anticipated initial public offering → Read More

Analyst to MD: How pay and bonuses compare at US and European banks

New figures underscore the growing dominance of US institutions in Europe → Read More

Goldman Sachs names new global head of activist defence

Wall Street bank moved swiftly to replace Steven Barg, who joined activist investors Elliott Management → Read More

BAML hires Barclays analyst to lead fintech investment banking

Gerardus Vos named head of financial technology investment banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa → Read More

Here are the 17 Goldman Sachs bankers charged over the 1MDB scandal

The Asian country's government wants prison sentences of up to 10 years if the individuals are convicted → Read More

HSBC under pressure to hire bank’s first-ever outside CEO

Bank faces apparent shortage of internal candidates and challenging business conditions → Read More

Citigroup names new co-head of UK investment banking

Leadership refresh at key UK business is latest top-level reshuffle at US bank, following elevation of Manolo Falco last year → Read More

Top investment banks flooded with 500,000 graduate applications

Despite job cuts and the threat of Brexit to London’s financial sector, graduate programmes attract high number of applicants → Read More

Deutsche Bank’s graduate applications tumble by 30,000

The number of graduates applying for a job at Deutsche Bank has slumped by 30,000 this year as the German bank faces one of the most difficult periods in its 149-year history. According to figures obtained by Financial News, Deutsche received 80,000 applications for its graduate programme globally this year. In 2018, when the bank recruited a record 800 students, 110,000 people put themselves… → Read More

Santander has just days to contest €100m Orcel lawsuit

Former investment banking boss of UBS sued the Spanish bank after botched attempt to appoint him as chief executive → Read More

UBS profits rise but trading slump torpedoes banking gains

Swiss banking group follows Wall Street rivals with higher-than-expected profits for the second quarter → Read More

JPMorgan hires from Citi for new European mid-market push

The move is indicative of big banks’ interest in ‘reinvigorating’ their business by targeting smaller deals → Read More

Deutsche Bank could add more than 100 jobs to maintain core business lines

Bank is looking to recruit in areas where it has been traditionally strong, even as it promises cost-cutting elsewhere → Read More

UBS hires head of France M&A from Barclays

Nicolas Paquet has been recruited to UBS’s Paris office shortly after the arrival of Régis Turrini → Read More

Morgan Stanley’s investment bank reports a quarter to forget

Pre-tax profits down by 17% at the US bank’s institutional securities division → Read More

JPMorgan credit sales chief leaves after 23 years

James Pearce exits US bank after shake-up of sales and research teams last month → Read More

Bank of America’s investment bank lags in record quarter for profits

US bank exceeds analysts’ profit expectations, but investment banking disappoints → Read More