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JPMorgan hires Goldman dealmaker to run UK M&A

US bank plugs a role at the top of its London team that has been vacant since early 2019 → Read More

Morgan Stanley follows rivals with bond trading rebound

The US bank announced group net profits of $2.2bn for the period, up 3% year on year → Read More

Deutsche hires healthcare banking head from Nomura

German lender is selectively rebuilding its advisory business after losing a number of dealmakers in recent months → Read More

Citigroup promotes FIG banker Babej to Asia chief executive

Asia move for the head of Citi’s FIG group follows the exit of his predecessor to asset manager State Street in April → Read More

Citigroup’s M&A bankers gain as rivals stutter in third quarter

Citi is aiming to win more M&A business from the likes of JPMorgan and Goldman in both its home markets and abroad → Read More

Goldman Sachs’s sales and trading division revitalised in tough quarter

Goldman Sachs's sales and trading division, the traditional engine of its profits, was the stand out performer in a quarter where businesses prioritised by its chief executive slumped. The US investment bank posted net profits of $1.87bn for the three months ending September 30 — a 26% year on year decline. Revenues were $8.32bn, 6% lower but in line with analyst expectations. → Read More

Investment banking record drives JPMorgan to profit beat

Increase in advisory and underwriting revenues comes despite the difficult year for banks' traditional banking divisions → Read More

Citi names new global heads of equity capital markets

Citigroup has promoted two senior investment bankers to run its equity capital markets business globally, the latest changes to its upper ranks as the US firm embarks on a bid to grab market share from its rivals. The bank has named Douglas Adams and James Fleming as global co-heads of its business advising companies on initial public offerings and other equity products, according to an internal… → Read More

Citi wants ‘superstar’ bankers in bid to become number one in Europe

Citi wants to leapfrog rivals JPMorgan and Goldman in Europe and close the gap in its home US market, says London-based Manolo Falco → Read More

UBS names new head of leveraged finance in Europe

Promotion of Sarah Mackey follows series of changes at the Swiss group under its new investment banking bosses → Read More

Pay rise for Zaoui brothers despite 55% profit plunge

Net profits at advisory boutique declined 55% in 2018, but directors’ pay rose 50% → Read More

Lazard’s new UK boss lands early win with £2bn Arqiva deal

Cyrus Kapadia leads team acting as sole adviser to British communications company → Read More

Goldman adds to private equity deals team with Morgan Stanley hire

Banks are fighting to win advisory roles from buyout firms that have almost $2tn in unspent money → Read More

Goldman Sachs bankers abandon hundreds of suits in old HQ

The business suits piled up over the bank’s 19 years at its old offices on Fleet Street → Read More

A year after the mutiny, HSBC plots its next investment banking overhaul

Former JPMorgan executive Greg Guyett is the latest to try his hand at helping HSBC win a bigger share of global investment banking fees → Read More

Brexit clogs IPO pipeline as companies wait for kinder markets

The October 31 Brexit deadline is the root of the slowdown of market activity, bankers say → Read More

Equities specialist leaves Deutsche’s ‘bad bank’ after two months

The bank faces a battle holding on to staff whose jobs will likely not last beyond three years → Read More

HSBC recruits ex-Deutsche banker for southeast Asia push

The UK bank wants to increase staff numbers in the region by 10% over the next three years → Read More

Here’s what US banks paid their London analysts in bonuses this summer

Higher payouts underscore the dominance of Wall Street banks in the City of London → Read More

Moelis dealmaker Caroline Silver: a career reshaping global exchanges

The former vice-chair of Emea investment banking at Morgan Stanley has been named on many transformational exchange deals over the past decade → Read More