People & Markets

  • People news in brief

    People news in brief

    Natixis promotes DCM bankers — Powell quits IFAD job — NatWest Markets makes Peberdy, Donaldson and Manwaring's positions permanent

  • Politics and Covid fail to dent UK fee pool optimism

    Politics and Covid fail to dent UK fee pool optimism

    Bankers are betting on a strong year for the UK — Europe’s biggest fee pool — but the overlapping concerns of Brexit, Covid-19 and regulation make for an uncertain outlook, writes David Rothnie.

  • Arbour joins ICG from Palamon Capital

    Arbour joins ICG from Palamon Capital

    Intermediate Capital Group, the UK alternative asset manager, has hired Philippe Arbour from Palamon Capital Partner to help further develop its Senior Debt Partners strategy.

  • CLO managers take Dutch tax gamble

    CLO managers take Dutch tax gamble

    It’s been almost a year since a Dutch tax ruling sent CLO managers scurrying to Ireland to avoid a VAT charge. But with the changes coming into action in 2021, some CLO managers are leaving their vehicles in the Netherlands and taking their chances on a ruling from the supreme court.

  • Fox named Elfa chief executive

    Fox named Elfa chief executive

    Sabrina Fox has been named chief executive of the European Leveraged Finance Association, following two years as executive adviser during which she rapidly expanded the nascent organisation into a buy-side trade association with 37 member firms.

  • Investec launches debut direct lending fund

    Investec launches debut direct lending fund

    Investec has announced the first close of an inaugural direct lending fund targeting Western Europe’s small cap companies, which Investec believes are underserved by banks and other lenders.