Paul Clarke, Financial News

Paul Clarke

Financial News

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Recent articles by Paul:

Standard Chartered CEO on HSBC climate uproar: Staff should ‘speak their mind’

Financial News caught up with Bill Winters, chief executive officer of Standard Chartered, at Davos → Read More

Nomura eyes 15 tech dealmaker hires as march on Wall Street gathers pace

Digital and software sectors will be a key target in Nomura's assault on Wall Street → Read More

Jefferies poaches Barclays’ Lambert as European dealmaker hiring spree continues

Senior banker headcount at Jefferies in Europe is up by 36% over five years → Read More

Goldman Sachs adds 350 bankers in Europe as Brexit plans rolled out

Compensation costs spike as Wall Street giant looks to grow EU offices → Read More

Citi’s new Malaga hub attracts 3,000 applicants, including ex-footballers and Olympians

Grads starting in the Spanish hub will earn roughly half of the $110,000 starting salaries their Wall Street peers will earn → Read More

Bob Diamond on brutal working hours for junior bankers: ‘I’d do it again in a nanosecond’

'It is the price you pay for learning and development' → Read More

Societe Generale chief executive Frédéric Oudéa to step down next year

Oudéa has been one of European banking's longest-serving leaders → Read More

Barclays investment bank vice chair Mark Astaire quits industry after 35 years

The UK lender has been shaking up the senior ranks of its investment bank in recent months → Read More

Goldman Sachs reports fewer Black leaders in US offices

Goldman had six fewer senior Black staff as at November 2021 than a year earlier, its latest figures show → Read More

Inside Jefferies’ push towards the European big leagues

Jefferies made headlines for giving Peloton bikes to home-bound staff to boost morale during the pandemic. Now, it's gearing up its Europe ambitions → Read More

Citigroup launches new VC and family office team with Tobi Ali at the helm

The bank has been bulking up its coverage of private equity companies → Read More

Davos is ‘broadly irrelevant’: ‘There is no case for guzzling jets and gallons of Dom Pérignon’

The annual financial summit has returned, but may not be welcome now → Read More

UBS hires dealmaking duo for new London ESG team

Banks are scrambling for ESG expertise within their dealmaking arms → Read More

Numis plans more banker hires as equity fundraising slumps by 61%

Fees from IPOs have tumbled by 81%, Numis has cut staff costs by 35% → Read More

Jefferies hires Morgan Stanley’s Richard Gostling to head up business services in Europe

Jefferies has hired a Morgan Stanley dealmaker to head up its coverage of the business services sector in Europe, the latest in a series of senior recruits as the US bank pushes to gain market share in the region. Richard Gostling, who was head of business services for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Morgan Stanley, is set to join Jefferies in a similar role, according to people familiar… → Read More

Bank of America hires Fabian Ansorg for senior leveraged finance role

The hire is the latest change in the senior ranks at Bank of America's European leveraged finance team → Read More

Jefferies calls senior dealmakers to return to the office to mentor ‘abandoned’ juniors

Letter from Jefferies' chief executive Rich Handler and president Brian Friedman: 'We need you to not only return to the office but do so enthusiastically' → Read More

Why Raymond James CEO Paul Reilly is betting big on the UK

In a race for talent, Raymond James is hoping that flexible working and work-life balance will help drive its European push → Read More

Barclays’ bond unit revenue surges 40% despite ‘entirely avoidable’ £500m blunder

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has led to a surge in trading revenue at the UK lender → Read More

Barclays hires Nomura’s Ed Skilton to head up UK financial institutions coverage

UK lender poaches former Nomura and Lehman Brothers dealmaker as it looks to bolster financial institutions group → Read More