Bank Strategy

  • Tax rethink will completely change Swiss bond 'side dish', says departing veteran Ronald Hinterkircher

    Tax rethink will completely change Swiss bond 'side dish', says departing veteran Ronald Hinterkircher

    Ronald Hinterkircher, who is retiring from the Swiss franc bond market after a 40 year career, has told GlobalCapital that digitalisation and the possible removal of the withholding tax for foreign investors could change the market over the next few years. But with the European Central Bank propping up the euro bond market, arbitrage opportunities for international companies in Swiss francs are vanishingly slim.

  • Advisory shop moves over from KPMG to Lazard

    Advisory shop moves over from KPMG to Lazard

    Makinson Cowell, a company that advises on equity capital markets and investor relations, has joined Lazard, in a move that the investment bank says strengthens its UK financial advisory business.

  • MUFG hires levfin banker to lead capital markets

    MUFG hires levfin banker to lead capital markets

    JP Morgan's Raj Kapadia has joined MUFG as international head of capital markets, as the firm increases its leveraged finance focus. It has also set up a new group to advise clients at the C-suite level on market and macroeconomic developments, led by Tom Joyce, a hire from Deutsche Bank.

  • Tasty Spacs whet banks' appetites

    Tasty Spacs whet banks' appetites

    Despite a year of turmoil, many bankers have a spring in their step, writes David Rothnie. They are rushing to get involved in the boom in special purpose acquisition companies (Spacs).

  • Wohlin brings Deutsche band back together with virtual push

    Wohlin brings Deutsche band back together with virtual push

    The former head of global debt capital markets origination at Deutsche Bank has linked up with 40 of his former colleagues to form a capital markets advisory firm very much in the spirit of the times — as a network that operates online — as the coronavirus pandemic forces a rethink of traditional investment banking models.

  • Meissner resurfaces at Credit Suisse

    Meissner resurfaces at Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse has hired Bank of America's former investment bank boss Christian Meissner to link its wealth management business with the investment bank.

  • Staley picks top allies for investment bank leadership

    A top-level reshuffle suggests that Barclays chief executive Jes Staley is not going anywhere, but raises fresh questions about whether the bank’s top-five ambitions are achievable, writes David Rothnie.

  • Bold banks to set first Science-Based Targets

    Bold banks to set first Science-Based Targets

    The long-awaited Science-Based Targets standard for financial institutions has arrived. It is one of the most ambitious attempts so far to wrest the financial sector from its path towards climate destruction.

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