WestLB AG is a commercial bank domiciled in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's most densely populated federal state and it is one of Germany┬┤s leading providers of financial services.

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More Hiring & Firing News

Bloomberg reports that Minneapolis-based investment bank Piper Jaffray is to cut around 40 of the 70 staff it currently employs in London, as its business model 'was impacted by the lack of capital raisings by...small and mid-cap clients'.


Could Robin Saunders Partner With Guy Hands ?

The final departure of City principal finance queen Robin Saunders from WestLB looks to be edging closer as the financier is said to be in advanced talks with a private equity firm to buy the business she has successfully created for the German bank.

How Well Is Your Firm Placed For 2010 ?

Here's our rankings for the best-positioned large investment banks for 2010, based on the strength of the firms' balance sheets, their ability to pay market rate compensation, and bench-strength of their staff.

'Superwoman' Charms 'Junk Bond King'

CityNews always said she'd make a quick return. Only we thought that former WestLB principal finance banker Robin Saunders would partner with Guy Hands or someone of that ilk. Her next move, or so it is reported, could be even more sensational.