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 is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services.
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.
Here's a few links to some interesting Bloomberg, MarketWatch, New York Post and Reuters stories currently doing the rounds.
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.
It's doubtless already being written, the feel good story of 2010 - 'Save Dave' - The Movie.
Citigroup has bolstered its corporate and investment banking team Down Under, announcing a newly-created chief operating offer role.
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.
Here's the latest on the 'Movers & Shakers' front.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has poached Nomura's Australian head of mergers and acquisitions Grant Chamberlain, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.
Macquarie Group ('Macquarie') has announced that Ken Savio will join as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Macquarie Securities in the United States, effective May 16, 2011.
You've been busy sending in your corporate mottos / straplines. Keep 'em coming.
We've again called in the services of Ivana Takitall, author of the best-selling 'Bankers, Bonuses & Big Divorce Settlements', who has agreed to rate a further 12 top financial markets firms in terms of how likely they are to provide single females with their perfect partner.
Well, we helped save Macquarie's Dave earlier this year, but can we help get sorry Solomon his job back too ?