Latest articles from Danielle Myles

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Mid-cap focus brings Houlihan Lokey stability and success

July 3, 2017

The co-president and global co-head of corporate finance at Houlihan Lokey, Scott Adelson, talks to Danielle Myles about the firm’s bull-bear balance, its ascent to the top of M&A league tables, and why independents are attracting the best talent.

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European Investment Bank president looks to stay at lending forefront

July 3, 2017

European Investment Bank president Werner Hoyer talks to Danielle Myles about Brexit, how guarantees maximise the use of the EU budget, and the race against time to create an infrastructure asset class.

Top 1000 World Banks - RWA density drops in deleveraging drive

July 3, 2017

A look at banks’ risk-weighted assets density reveals which regions are de-risking balance sheets by deleveraging, with western Europe leading the way. Danielle Myles reports.

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Top 1000 World Banks 2017

July 3, 2017

With capital levels now under control, The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks ranking shows that the global banking sector’s biggest problem is profitability. Emerging market lenders have proven resilient to the commodity crunch and their national crises, but their European rivals are struggling, and there is more than interest rates to blame. By Danielle Myles.

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How the ESM fights fires in the eurozone

June 1, 2017

As managing director of the European Stability Mechanism, Klaus Regling has overseen the bulk of financial assistance provided to ailing eurozone countries throughout the sovereign debt crisis. He talks to Danielle Myles about Greece, the health of the EU’s banking sector and the future of the monetary union.

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HSBC debt capital market chiefs cast their net wide

June 1, 2017

HSBC co-heads of debt capital markets Alexi Chan and Jean-Marc Mercier talk to Danielle Myles about successfully deepening the bank’s Asia presence, tapping into China’s panda market, and why the US is its next growth target. 

How will First Abu Dhabi Bank reshape the Middle East?

June 1, 2017
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The merger of National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank has created the Middle East’s second largest lender. Danielle Myles looks at what each brings to the combined entity, and how this changes the regional banking landscape.

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ESMA chair's pursuit of a better single market

June 1, 2017

Steven Maijoor, the chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority, talks to Danielle Myles about preventing a post-Brexit regulatory race to the bottom, overhauling the equivalence regime, and the importance of supervisory convergence in building a capital markets union. 

European banking’s shrinking asset base

May 30, 2017
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Statistics collected by the Bank for International Settlements reveals the difference between the state of European and North American banking. Danielle Myles reports.

Sweden’s Nordea primed for overseas expansion

May 23, 2017
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Nordea, the largest bank in Sweden, is intent on increasing its international footprint. Data collected by The Banker suggests it is ready to broaden its horizons. Danielle Myles reports.

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