Time to call it a day ?
Macquarie Group is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services.
BNP Paribas was among three French banks cut by Standard & Poor’s on concern that their home market may be hurt by prolonged economic weakness in Europe and a housing slump.
Macquarie Group’s head of investment banking in Asia, Kalpana Desai, is leaving after three years with the company amid a widening exodus of dealmakers from the industry.
There's hope yet.
Those bankers and their cell phones.
Here's one firm that's said to be limiting its voluntary severance plan - after receiving too many requests from employees.
Here's some hiring, people and other news.
Here's a few links to some interesting Bloomberg, Fox Business, Reuters and Telegraph stories currently doing the rounds.
This does look quite positive.
Talk about kicking a man when he's down. 42 year-old Ian Chalmers, variously described as a former head of sales and / or trading over at Macquarie Bank in Australia, has been banged up for months awaiting sentencing after being found guilty last year of conspiring to import cocaine with the help of baggage handlers at Sydney Airport in 2005, has now pleaded guilty to an unrelated charge of supplying ecstasy. The offense is said to have come to light when investigators were intercepting Chalmers' phone calls.
You've been busy sending in your corporate mottos / straplines. Keep 'em coming.
Kyle Peterson, from Sage View Capital.
It's doubtless already being written, the feel good story of 2010 - 'Save Dave' - The Movie.
Macquarie Bank launched an investigation earlier this year, after a client services officer was seen on live TV opening up photos on his work PC monitor of a scantily-dressed Miranda Kerr, the Australian supermodel.
The wags are at it already.
Bloomberg reports that, according to an unnamed person familiar with the strategy, Morgan Stanley may hire as many as 500 private bankers next year who will sell 'jumbo mortgages and structured loans' to Morgan Stanley Smith Barney clients.
Macquarie has announced the appointment of Ben Brazil as Co-Head of the Corporate and Asset Finance (CAF) Group, Macquarie’s lending and leasing businesses.
Well, we helped save Macquarie's Dave earlier this year, but can we help get sorry Solomon his job back too ?
Bank of America has named Mike Joo head of global rates and currencies origination, the business that issues interest rate and currency products for corporate and commercial clients, according to a memo sent to employees.