Day: May 6, 2003

JPM’s Gross Joins BNP

Drew Gross last week joined BNP Paribas in New York as managing director, head of North American corporate and FX sales, and e-commerce, confirms a bank spokesperson. He reports to Nigel Babbage, head of FX, North America. Gross was most recently with JP Morgan, splitting his time between London and New York as global head […]

Lehman Hires in London and NY

Lehman Brothers hired Craig McCauley as a senior vice president on the emerging markets and currency sales team in London, which sits alongside the structured products group, the bank confirms. McCauley joins Lehman from BT Funds Management, where he worked in both Sydney and New York. He reports to Mark De Gennaro, London-based global head […]

Five Leave UFJ to Form Hedge Fund

Tim Yetman, Trevor Warne, Howard Jones, John Roberts and Gareth Edwards have all left United Financial Japan (UFJ) to form Olea Partners, a hedge fund that is currently being set up. UFJ declines to comment on whether it intends to replace the proprietary traders. Yetman joined Tokai Bank in mid-2000, the bank later merged with […]

Little Exits Bank of America

London-based principle and senior trader on the spot desk at Bank of America, Peter Little, has left, the bank confirms. According to sources, Little has left the market, although this could not be confirmed. He joined the bank last year from Credit Suisse First Boston where he was director for Eur/Usd trading. A spokesperson for […]

CSFB Loses Maydell

Credit Suisse First Boston confirms that London-based senior currency strategist Peter von Maydell has left. He joins Bevan Howard Services, a London-based hedge fund, as a senior analyst. No replacement had been named by press time.

Hunt Climbs at StanChart

Tara Hunt has been promoted to the position of head of UK institutional sales at Standard Chartered, London. She reports to David Carr, Singapore-based global head of sales and e-commerce. Separately, Peter Airlie, formerly head of bank sales, global markets, has left the bank, officials confirm, but decline to give further details. Airlie rejoined the […]

Chantree Exits Rabo

Martin Chantree, a chief dealer for the last 15 years at Rabobank International’s London operation, has left the bank, it confirms. No replacement has yet been confirmed. Chantree’s destination could not be ascertained by press time.

Lascala Joins Deutsche

Deutsche Bank confirms that Russell Lascala joins its New York operation as head of spot FX. He reports jointly to Perry Parker, head of FX, North American trading, and Ian O’Flaherty, global head of spot FX, who are based in New York and London, respectively. Lascala replaces Andre Katz, who will shortly be returning to […]

Hollis Leaves GNI

Martin Hollis has retired from GNI’s London operation, where he was a director and FX manager, the group confirms. His departure follows the company’s acquisition by Mann Investments in October 2002.