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  • Credit Suisse's SSAF selects seven

    Credit Suisse's SSAF selects seven

    Credit Suisse has made seven appointments within its sustainability strategy, advisory and finance (SSAF) unit:. Five are external hires while two come from its own investment bank.

  • Santander pins corporate finance strategy on ESG

    Santander pins corporate finance strategy on ESG

    Santander reckons it can harness the power of hydrogen to boost its standing in corporate and investment banking, building on its ESG credentials in similar way to how rivals built supremacy during the internet boom, writes David Rothnie.

  • HSBC team to target MENAT ESG activity

    HSBC team to target MENAT ESG activity

    HSBC has created a dedicated sustainable and transition finance team for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, as the region tries to make its economies more sustainable.

  • 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.

  • NatWest Markets confirms top trio

    NatWest Markets confirms top trio

    NatWest Markets has made Jonathan Peberdy, Ian Donaldson and Simon Manwaring's positions on the firm's leadership team, following a reorganisation last year.

  • Wall Street must speak earlier to defend democracy

    Wall Street must speak earlier to defend democracy

    Leading US financial institutions were quick to condemn the shocking attacks on the US Capitol on Wednesday — a sign that they are willing to take positions on important social issues, in line with the industry’s eagerness to align with good environmental, social and governance standards.

  • HSBC's Asia ambitions remain after Enns leaves

    HSBC's Asia ambitions remain after Enns leaves

    HSBC’s aims to boost market share in investment banking and rebalance towards Asia remain intact despite the resignation of one of its most senior lieutenants. But 2021 must be about execution, writes David Rothnie.

  • D'Souza extends sponsors brief at MUFG

    D'Souza extends sponsors brief at MUFG

    MUFG has given Darryl D’Souza a new position under Matteo Ferrario, where he will lead part of the bank's strategy for financial institutions.

  • Crédit Agricole picks three new CIB deputy chiefs

    Crédit Agricole picks three new CIB deputy chiefs

    François Marion has left his position as deputy chief executive of Crédit Agricole's corporate and investment bank, and the bank has reshuffled titles — giving new roles to Pierre Gay and Didier Gaffinel, among others.

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