Circle Resurfaces at UBS

Alan Circle, formerly global head of FX institutional sales at Bank of America in New York and London, has joined UBS in Connecticut as an executive director in institutional sales. Further details were not available by press time.
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Consolidation Rumours Continue at AIG

Further to earlier reports on Squawkbox (June 15) about a rumoured merger between AIG Financial Products and AIG Trading, sources close to the group are now saying that AIG Trading is to consolidate its London operations area by end of September in Connecticut, which will operate 24 hours to ensure ongoing trading support. These sources […]
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Feeney Takes Helm at Moneyline

Christopher Feeney joins Moneyline Telerate as chief executive officer. He joins Moneyline from Multex, which he joined in 2000, initially as chief operating officer and later as president. He has also been managing director of Banc of America Securities and vice president of global/discount brokerage at ADP. “The company’s success has clearly demonstrated that there […]
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Barclays Adds in FX

Barclays Capital has made further hires to its FX team, to enhance client coverage of Spain and Italy, as well as in options. Giovanni Laureri and Jerome Combredet have joined the organisation’s FX sales team in London to cover financial institutions and corporate clients in Italy. Both join from the Royal Bank of Scotland and […]
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Searle Joins JPM

Ashley Searle is to join JP Morgan’s UK corporate FX sales team in early September, a spokesperson confirms. Based in London, he will report to Ross Niland, head of the team. Searle joins from ING where he held a similar role.
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Young Exits Citi for Deutsche

Deutsche Bank Global Cash Management has appointed Harold Young as managing director and global head of high value payments within the global cash management unit. Based in New York, he will report to Andrew England, head of product management. The bank says that Young’s new role will focus on the group’s global product offering, which […]
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Coughlin Joins RZB

Reiffeisen Zentralbank hired Paul Coughlin as chief dealer on its London spot desk. He reports to David Cahill, the bank’s London-based treasurer. Coughlin joins from American Express, also in London, where he held a similar role.
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ABN Appoints Global Head of FX Cash Trading

Patrick Bartle becomes global head of FX cash trading in ABN Amro’s Financial Markets business. The newly created role gives him responsibility for coordinating the bank’s global trading books for cash, spot and non-derivative FX products. As a result of the change in roles, he moves from Chicago to Amsterdam, although he continues to report […]
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BofA Rumours Quashed

Contrary to reports elsewhere, a spokesperson for Bank of America says that it has not named a replacement for global head of FX, Beau Cummins. Cummins recently took responsibility for high-grade debt product origination and coordination of corporate marketing of interest rate derivatives, foreign exchange and commodities to issuer clients (see Squawkbox, July 27). The […]
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Thompson Joins C-View

Jim Thompson, who was most recently a dollar/yen trader at Bank One in London and before that worked for AIG Trading, has joined C-View Ltd in Hertfordshire, UK. He will be trading the fund’s Currency Managed account programme, with a particular emphasis on major currencies and crosses, confirms Paul Chappell, founder of C-View.
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