Month: April 2004

Bee Exits Deutsche; Destined for Global Role at StanChart?

Deutsche Bank confirms that David Bee, who was recently named chief operating officer for global FX sales, has left the bank in London. Sources say that he will be joining Standard Chartered as global head of FX, although the bank declines to comment. Bee was promoted to his latest role earlier this year (see Profit […]

Amrolia Returns to Deutsche

Zar Amrolia has returned to Deutsche Bank to run bank coverage globally for foreign exchange and commodities and to head up FX global liquidity services including FX e-commerce. Based in London, for bank sales coverage he will report to Dan Almeida, global head of FX sales, while in terms of product, he will report to […]

Merrill Nabs JP Morgan Team

Merrill Lynch has tapped JP Morgan for a team of options traders in London. The three, Nigel Khakoo, Glenn Phillips and Ian Edwards, report to Marcus Browning, head of global trading and EMEA FX, who refers to them as a “highly respected team” and says that they are part of the bank’s efforts to broaden […]

CSFB NY Bolsters Hedge Fund Sales

Tim Chapin has joined Credit Suisse First Boston as a director and senior coverage officer in FX hedge fund sales. Based in New York, he reports to Dave Newman, managing director and global co-head of FX sales. Chapin has spent the last 16 years at JP Morgan, where he was a senior hedge fund salesperson.

RBS Hires Prop Trader in Tokyo

Luke Waddington has joined the Royal Bank of Scotland as a proprietary FX trader. Based in Tokyo, the bank says his role will involve strategic trading with a focus on Asian currencies. He will report to Kosuke Hanao, head of FX trading and sales in Japan, as well as Chris de la Hoyde, head of […]

BarCap Chicago Hires in Rates Sales

Rob Bearman has joined Barclays Capital as a director, rates sales. Based in Chicago, he reports to New York-based John Stathis, head of sales and research, Americas. The bank says that Bearman will focus on the development of the rates business for clients in the mid-West and will also manage the Chicago institutional sales office, […]

Van der Lip Leaves Morgan Stanley

FX salesperson Alex van der Lip has left Morgan Stanley, the desk confirms. He is believed to have joined Merrill Lynch in London as an FX sales person, sources say, although he could not be reached there and the bank was unable to confirm that he would be joining by press time.

Harris Confirmed at State Street

As reported in Squawkbox on April 5, Stephen Harris has joined State Street in London to focus on developed market currencies, a spokesperson confirms. He reports to Chris Freeman, head of FX trading locally. He was formerly a spot Eur/Usd trader at AIG, although further details were not available.

Moneyline Telerate Widens Distribution; Rebrands

Moneyline Telerate is changing its name to Telerate from June, and has outlined a new distribution strategy to make its market data available over other market data platforms and applications. “Under this new distribution model, Telerate will partner with selected market data vendors to make our premium information available via their platforms and front ends,” […]

Blumer Exits DKW

Tim Blumer has left Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, having worked as a director on the real money fund sales team. The desk confirms that he has left the bank, but declines to provide further details. Blumer joined DKW from Deutsche Bank at the beginning of 2002, reporting to Frederic Dubignon, London-based global head of FX sales. […]