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Christopher Spink

Citigroup splashes out on London HQ

Apr 12 2019

LONDON, April 12 (IFR) - Citigroup has completed the purchase of its London headquarters at 25 Canada Square, the 45-floor skyscraper on the Canary Wharf estate.

Rothschild H1 advisory revenues rise 15%

Sep 25 2018

LONDON, Sept 25 (IFR) - Rothschild reported a 15% rise in first-half revenues to €636m for its global advisory business, driven by M&A activity.

MOVES-Orcel leaves UBS to be Santander CEO

Sep 25 2018

LONDON, Sept 25 (IFR) - UBS investment banking head Andrea Orcel has been appointed chief executive of Santander, replacing Jose Antonio Alvarez Alvarez. He will take up his new position on January 1.

Peel Hunt stalked by Santander

Sep 18 2018

LONDON, Sept 18 (IFR) - Peel Hunt has denied it is up for sale after a news report said the UK mid-cap equities house had held very preliminary talks with Santander about a possible approach from the Spanish bank.

MOVES-Seigne to head execution at Redburn

Sep 17 2018

LONDON, Sept 17 (IFR) - Equity research specialist Redburn has appointed Michael Seigne head of execution services, reporting to senior partner Jeremy Evans.

IMF urges sovereign bilateral creditors to collaborate better

Sep 13 2018

LONDON (IFR) - Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, has expressed concern that the high debt levels that low-income countries have built up through non-traditional sources could complicate any debt restructuring.

Deutsche to cull equities platform

May 24 2018

LONDON, May 24 (IFR) - Deutsche Bank is to cut a quarter of its equities sales and trading jobs as part of its wider plan to trim 7,000 positions across the bank to 90,000, with the main casualties in non-electronic roles and less lucrative parts of prime finance.

MOVES-Brizay leaves UBS for BAML

May 15 2018

LONDON, May 15 (IFR) - Severin Brizay has resigned from UBS to join Bank of America Merrill Lynch as head of consumer and retail investment banking for EMEA after developing the Swiss bank's mergers and acquisitions business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the last four years.

UBS trails US peers in Q1 equities surge

Apr 23 2018

LONDON, April 23 (IFR) - UBS’s investment bank outperformed most US peers in advisory and underwriting during the first quarter but did not benefit as much from the surge in equities trading that others reported.

Rothschild positive on dealflow

Mar 13 2018

LONDON, March 13 (IFR) - Rothschild said conditions for M&A continued to be “relatively positive” despite reporting on a quieter year in 2017, when revenues from its advisory business only rose 1% to €1.18bn.

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