Month: October 2002

ABN Adds Senior Roles

ABN Amro has appointed Ann Cairns, formerly chief operating officer for Citigroup’s e-Business, to the newly created position of head of Working Capital Business Management. Senior executive vice president and head of Working Capital for ABN Amro, Robert van Paridon, says that Citibank is aiming to be the bank of choice for both corporate and […]

Pries Joins the MFA

Stephanie Pries has joined the Managed Funds Association (MFA) as vice president and senior legal counsel for legislative and regulatory affairs. She joins the association from San Francisco-based Brobeck Phleger & Harrison’s business and technology group, where she advised a number of public and private securities issues. She was also involved in a wide range […]

UBS Expands FX Strategy Globally

UBS Warburg has made three global appointments to its FX strategy team, two of which are external hires. All three will report to Mansoor Mohi-uddin, the bank’s chief currency strategist. Dan Katzive joins in Stamford as its senior currency strategist for North America for Goldman Sachs in London. His career includes six years at the […]

Kasumovich Joins Merrill Lynch

A second Goldman Sachs strategist has left the investment bank. Marcel Kasumovich has joined Merrill Lynch Research as head of G-10 FX strategy. He joins from Goldman, where he served as both an international economist and foreign exchange and fixed income strategist in its New York and Canadian offices. Merrill says that the enhancement of […]

Salva Goes to Lehman from UBS

Daniel Salva has joined Lehman Brothers as an FX salesman for Spain and Portugal the bank confirms. He joins from UBS Warburg, where he was an associate director in FX advisory in London. He will be reporting Mark DeGennaro, the bank’s global head of FX sales in London.

Currenex Loses Two Senior Staff

Barclays Capital has appointed Roddy Boulton to its global FX sales team. Based in London, Boulton will report to Mike Peacock, managing director of foreign exchange sales, and be responsible for European institutional clients. He joins the bank from multibank portal Currenex, where he was general manager for Europe, and has also held senior FX […]

ABN PBS Enhances Portfolio Management Tools

ABN Amro Prime Brokerage Services has released an enhancement to PrimeAccess, its proprietary browser-based portfolio management platform. The bank says the new model offers an advanced menu with single-click access to any feature, no matter where the user is on the site. Data can be accessed by users in the format of their choice from […]

Barclays Joins MarketAxess

Barclays Capital has joined MarketAxess, a Web-based multi-dealer trading platform for credit products, as a participating dealer. The platform now offers a central pool of aggregated liquidity from 13 global debt dealers. “As a global leader, Barclays seeks out partners that are committed to providing innovative solutions to meet the sophisticated needs of our clients,” […]

Integral Receives Patent

The US Patent & Trademark Office has awarded a patent to Integral Development Corp for its system and method of conducting Web-based capital markets transactions. The technology was developed for the Integral Direct FX, Direct Derivatives, AutoDealer and Integral Financial Server products. The patent protects the processes and online communication required for the negotiation, transaction […]

Bear Stearns to Expand Options

Bear Stearns is undertaking a strategy to expand its exotic FX options and structured products business, where it has also filled a number of key positions, according to officials. The broker-dealer has selected DerivaTech’s FX Risk Management platform for options trading and distribution in New York and London. “After conducting an extensive analysis, it was […]