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Credit Agricole hones debt house role

Crédit Agricole hones debt house role

November 1, 2013

The corporate and investment banking arm of France’s Crédit Agricole has been through several rounds of strategic repositioning and its chief executive says its final shape is now in sight.

Emerging markets come of age for Standard Chartered

Emerging markets come of age for Standard Chartered

February 1, 2013

Bringing vanilla investment banking products to emerging markets has proved a highly successful formula for Standard Chartered, and the model needs only modest refinement to cope with new regulations, according to its wholesale banking chief.

Citi’s EMEA chiefs confident of maintaining momentum

January 2, 2013

Citi’s co-heads of banking in Europe, the Middle East and Africa explain how the depth of post-crisis transformation carried out under outgoing CEO Vikram Pandit has left the business in a strong position in the regions.

BNP Paribas fixed-income business triumphs over euro adversity

BNP Paribas fixed-income business triumphs over euro adversity

November 1, 2012

The eurozone is now on the mend, according to BNP Paribas’ Frederic Janbon, but the new regulatory landscape will continue to change the debt business, bringing opportunities as well as challenges.

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RBS Markets & International Banking chief looks forward with optimism

September 3, 2012

After an unprecedented wave of deleveraging and reorganisation, Royal Bank of Scotland’s head of markets and international banking for Europe, Middle East and Africa says the bank’s strategy for the future is now taking shape.

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Renaissance Capital investment bank head seeks emerging market niche

August 1, 2012

After leading Morgan Stanley’s equities business outside the Americas, John Hyman is working to position Renaissance Capital as a focused player in a number of very different markets across emerging Europe and Africa.

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Markets veteran drives French evolution

July 2, 2012

Christophe Mianné, the new deputy of Société Générale’s corporate and investment banking operation, is targeting a change in mindset as much as a change in structure.

Richard Boath

Barclays looks to make the most of debt dominance

May 1, 2012

Barclays built a multi-asset execution platform out of the Lehman acquisition, and the debt specialist in the bank’s two-man management team for global finance in the EMEA region is relishing the opportunity to deploy that platform if merger and acquisition activity picks up.

Antonio Cacorino and Amir Hoveyda

Bulge bracket pair scale down for StormHarbour

April 2, 2012

Boutique investment bank StormHarbour was created in 2009 with the intention of reviving a more tailored and less conflicted approach to serving clients. The idea is attracting a growing number of heavy hitters.

Andrew Morton

Citi's rates build-out pays off

March 1, 2012

Citi's head of G-10 rates, risk treasury and finance, Andrew Morton, has pulled the previously disjointed business together since his appointment in 2008, and this cohesive approach has been rewarded with a clutch of happy clients and strong positionings in the rates league tables.

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