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Landesbanken follow diverse paths

August 1, 2007

Cross-border expansion, privatisation and consolidation are likely to change the face of the German Landesbanken scene. Jan F Wagner, in Frankfurt, talks to three Landesbank chiefs about plans for the future.

Success without a name

August 1, 2007

Jefferies has managed to grow and maintain an entrepreneurial partnership culture. It now needs to seriously beef up its brand. Will it be able to get to the next level without sacrificing its character, asks Geraldine Lambe .

Happy pessimist and buy-out partypooper

August 1, 2007

Karina Robinson talks to Alchemy chief Jon Moulton about the end of the buy-out boom and why the firm chooses not to list.

Jim Amine

July 4, 2007

The co-head of global leveraged finance at Credit Suisse tells Geraldine Lambe that the leveraged party isn’t over yet and that targeted investors should cushion a downturn.

Ron van Wezel

July 4, 2007

The new chairman of Mobey Forum talks to Stephen Timewell about the future of facilitating payments using a mobile phone.

PKO’s headache

July 4, 2007

Poland’s largest bank, the state-owned PKO, is operating without a head while the ruling party searches for a ‘suitable’ CEO. Jan Cienski reports from Warsaw.

Lachlan Edwards

July 2, 2007

Goldman Sachs’ co-head of restructuring in Europe talks to Geraldine Lambe about the effect an increasingly complex financial structure will have on companies’ survival in the future.

S Ramadorai & Sunil Chopra

July 2, 2007

The CEO and the UK and Ireland vice-president and head of banking and financial services, respectively, of Tata Consultancy Services discuss the company’s global strategy. Neil Tyler reports.

Poet who’s unafraid of harsh words

July 2, 2007

Karina Robinson talks to Iran’s central bank governor Ebrahim Sheibany, about inflation, privatisation and the UN’s freezing of Iranian assets.


June 4, 2007

Given the economy’s good health, Brazil’s central bank governor Henrique Meirelles can afford to muse on soya and George Bush. Interview by Karina Robinson.

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