ABN Amro Launches UK structured products business

ABN Amro has launched a new UK business to provide clients with access to structured products through a regulated fund vehicle. The bank says the new team will build on its global presence in the structured products market and will be led by Gijs Kaars Sijpesteijn, head of UK and ETFs, private investor products. Globally, […]
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Dresdner Kleinwort to Join EBS Prime

Dresdner Kleinwort has become the latest to join EBS as a prime bank, enabling it to offer prime brokerage services on EBS Spot. EBS Prime is a relationship model for the spot FX market which will enable Dresdner Kleinwort to offer its unused credit to other banks and non-bank professional FX trading organisations wishing to […]
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Deutsche Bank Reorganises Global Research

Deutsche Bank has restructured its global research business into three globally integrated groups: global company research; global fixed income strategies and economics; and global equity strategies and quantitative methods.   Guy Ashton, presently head of European company research, will assume the new role of head of global company research.   The global fixed income strategies […]
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New Global FX Head for StanChart

Standard Chartered has appointed Richard Leighton as global head of foreign exchange replacing Nick Beecroft who moves to another senior role within the bank.   Based in London and reporting to Mike Bass, global head of rates and FX, Leighton will be responsible for the FX and FX option trading operation with overall responsibility for […]
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Dresdner Appoints Head of FICC, Replaces Culham

Dresdner Kleinwort has appointed Eddie Listorti as the new head of the Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities business (FICC). He succeeds Harry Culham who left the bank last month to join Merrill Lynch to head the FX business there. Listorti is transferring from Singapore to London to take up his new role with immediate effect, […]
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Bank of America Hires Pollina to Treasury Services

Bank of America has appointed Lisa Pollina as global financial institutions executive in its global treasury services business, which serves more than 150,000 clients globally. In this newly created role, Pollina will be responsible for acquiring and deepening treasury management relationships with financial institutions. This will include developing a global strategy to deliver treasury services […]
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New Brand Identity for NAB’s IMS Division

National Australia Bank unveiled a new name and brand identity for its Institutional Markets & Services division last week. Effective immediately, the business is called NabCapital and adopts a logo and visual identity for its global operations across Australia, Asia, the UK and the US. In New Zealand, the division continues to operate under the […]
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AIB to Pay FX Compensation

Allied Irish Bank has agreed to pay more than EUR 30 million in compensation after overcharging foreign exchange customers in the 1990s. The bank says that the payment of restitution to customers, where it has been possible to identify them, has been or will be made, which amounts to EUR 11 million. Where identification has […]
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Rabo on EBS Prime

Rabobank is seeking to leverage its Triple-A rating by becoming the latest EBS Prime bank. The news comes as FX trading by new counterparties across new and emerging markets using EBS Prime now provides more than 14% of total EBS volume which averages $140 billion daily. Daily average trading volume for EBS Prime is now […]
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SocGen to Realign FX

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking plans to realign its foreign exchange business within a new Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) division early next year. Following in the footsteps of other heavyweights, including Merrill Lynch, which set up a FICC business this summer (Profit & Loss, September 2006), the French bank will create the […]
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