Month: June 2004

More Changes at StanChart

Jared Chase, group head, global markets trading and sales, is to leave Standard Chartered Bank to pursue other career interests, a spokesperson confirms. He had been with the bank for eighteen months, prior to which he worked for State Street. “During his one and a half years with the bank, Jared and his team have […]

Citi Brings in Two

Maxine Dennis is joining the yen trading team at Citibank in London, a spokesperson confirms. She was formerly at UBS, also in London, where she held a similar role. Separately, Mickey Roberts has also joined the bank, it confirms. He joins the London desk of the global leveraged team, reporting to John Meir, managing director […]

Perrotis Joins HSBC?

Dimitri Perrotis has become managing director and head of FX sales for Greece, Russia and Eastern Europe at HSBC in London, sources suggest. He will be responsible for managing and developing the bank’s FX sales platform for institutional and corporate clients. The bank declined to comment. Perrotis joins from Goldman Sachs in London, where he […]

RBS Hires Webb

Jonathan Webb has joined the Royal Bank of Scotland in London as a senior proprietary trader, the bank confirms. He reports to Andy Baxter, head of proprietary trading in London, who in turn reports to Peter Westring Nielsen, global head of foreign exchange, currency options, emerging markets, equities and futures. Webb has spent the last […]

Romilly Joins IG Markets

Peter Romilly, formerly of IFX Markets, has joined IG Markets as head of institutional FX and futures, he confirms. The London-based company offers FX, shares and indices trading on margin. He reports to Nat le Roux, CEO. According to Romilly, IG plans to expand its FX business and add a futures execution to their existing […]

Pepper Exits BarCap

Simon Pepper, a spot yen trader at Barclays Capital in London, has left the bank, the desk confirms. Details of who had taken on his responsibilities were not forthcoming. He is thought to be moving to State Street in London, sources suggest, although this could not be confirmed by press time.

Mitsubishi Joins FXall

The Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation is joining multibank portal FXall. According to Mitsubishi, more than 50 asset managers trade FX through its desks, and it expects to handle 70% of their transactions electronically. FXall has been making a steady push to increase its institutional coverage, which represents 65% of its client base currently, compared […]

BarCap Hires Five in Derivatives Risk

Barclays Capital has made five new appointments in its corporate risk management and derivatives group. Rodrigo Collada and Omar Moreira have joined the bank as directors, responsible for the coverage of corporate clients for risk management and derivatives products in Mexico and Brazil. New York-based Collada joins the bank from Merrill Lynch’s Mexico City operation, […]

Aspen Brings in UBS’ Rominger

Aspen Hedge, an independent division of FNX, has hired Gregor Rominger as head of data services. Reporting to Finn Christensen, executive managing director, Rominger will be responsible for managing the data services offering and will contribute to the development of Philadelphia-based Aspen’s ASP offering for the hedge fund industry. Rominger joins from UBS, where he […]

Hulina Heads to US

UBS is changing the roles three senior people in its distribution business, Ed Hulina, Julian Wantling and Ellen Schubert. Hulina, currently London-based managing director and global head of FX prime brokerage, has confirmed that he is in the process of relocating with UBS to become head of FX distribution for the Americas. He will be […]