Month: September 2006

Lehman Brothers Appoints Head of Distribution EMEA

Lehman Brothers has appointed PeterPaul Pardi as managing director, head of distribution EMEA for the investment management division. Based in London, he will be responsible for developing both the institutional and third party distribution networks as the business continues its roll out of a suite of investment products to individuals and institutions. He joins from […]

BNP Paribas Asset Management Hires CIO

BNP Paribas Asset Management has appointed Christian Dargnat as chief investment officer and a member of the asset management business executive committee. Based in Paris he reports directly to chairman and CEO, Gilles Glicenstein. “BNP Paribas’s asset management business, which has been pursuing a multi-specialisation strategy for a number of years now, brings together various […]

Norton Rose Hires Derivatives Partner in London

Norton Rose, the international legal practice, has hired Dean Naumowicz in London as a derivatives partner in the International Securities Group. He joins from the legal department of Barclays Capital, where he was a director. Before joining Barclays Capital, he had previously worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy for a total of […]

Forex Network to Debate the Changing FX Market

The third Profit & Loss Forex Network 2006 event takes place in Chicago next week (Monday September 25 and Tuesday 26) amidst a market in change. As the lines continue to blur between buy and sell side, panellists from all sides of the industry will debate the new market landscape and the changing nature of […]

Amrolia New FX Head as Deutsche Restructures

Zar Amrolia has been appointed global head of foreign exchange at Deutsche Bank as it restructures its currency and commodities business. In the new structure, Jim Turley, who was previously global head of foreign exchange and commodities, has moved to become global head of Deutsche’s Institutional Client Group, succeeding Brian Reid, who is taking a […]

Banks Fear Vietnam FX Lawsuit Fallout

Foreign banks operating in Vietnam are concerned that the legality of all foreign exchange deals done in the country may be thrown into doubt due to a criminal case being pursued by Vietnamese police against nine FX dealers at ABN Amro and Industrial and Commercial Bank of Vietnam (Incombank). A source tells Squawkbox that the […]

Barclays Adds FX Strategist

Barclays Capital has appointed Dan Waldman as an associate director and senior foreign exchange economist. Based in New York, he will report to David Woo, director and head of global foreign exchange strategy. “We are pleased to have Dan join our foreign exchange strategy team. He will be responsible for medium-to long-term forecasts and focus […]

Pallium IM Appoints CIO

Pallium Investment Management (PIM), the company established by BMO Financial Group and industry veterans Flavio Bartmann and Conrad Voldstad, has hired Max Roberts as its chief investment officer. PIM is a partnership between BMO and Bartmann and Voldstad created to provide an alternative for institutional investors who want to participate in the credit markets without […]

FX MarketSpace Adds Four

FX MarketSpace, the joint venture between CME and Reuters seeking to provide the FX market’s first global cash-based exchange, has appointed four senior executives to its team. Jane Forster joins as global head of legal and compliance in London from rival organisation EBS, where she was head of legal for the last six years, responsible […]

Bear Expands Metals Team

Bear Stearns has hired seven to its precious metals group which sits within foreign exchange at the bank. The metals group was formed in January (Squawkbox, January 9) under the leadership of Robert Gottlieb, who was appointed managing director of the group reporting to David Schoenthal, senior managing director and head of foreign exchange and […]