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BNP Paribas consolidates crisis gains

July 6, 2010

BNP Paribas has had a good crisis. Now, after a reorganisation at the top level of the investment bank, the challenge is to consolidate the gains it has made and expand its US and Asian presence, a task that its new global head of primary markets and origination and global head of distribution are relishing. Writer Geraldine Lambe

Nomura's William Vereker on the bank's expansion plan

May 28, 2010

Nomura is making an audacious bid to turn itself into a global investment bank, and its co-head of global investment banking is happy with the progress made so far. Writer Geraldine Lambe

JPMorgan aims at global corporate banking market

May 5, 2010

JPMorgan is taking on HSBC and Citi in the corporate banking market. It hopes a joint venture between the investment bank and the transaction bank is the way to do it. Writer Geraldine Lambe

Credit Suisse's Gael de Boissard says the bank has the right model

March 31, 2010

Credit Suisse's co-head of global securities explains how the bank's capital model has helped it survive the crisis in good shape, and thrive in the aftermath. Writer Geraldine Lambe

Morgan Stanley's Franck Petitgas on the investment bank's turnaround

March 3, 2010

The global co-head of investment banking at Morgan Stanley discusses the turnaround of the company's fortunes and says the firm's success in investment banking is just the beginning. Writer Geraldine Lambe

Daiwa's Masami Tada on the investment bank's big push

February 1, 2010

The chairman and CEO of Daiwa Capital Markets Europe talks about the business's shift from Japanese securities house to pan-Asian investment banking presence with a European footprint.

BNP Paribas' Alain Papiasse on the difference an acquisition can make

November 27, 2009

BNP Paribas' acquisition of Fortis has considerably increased the size of the bank's Corporate & Investment Banking arm's balance sheet. The French bank says now is the time to use it to win advisory business.

SG CIB's Michel Peretie is determined to improve the bank's share of advisory business

October 28, 2009

The CEO of Société Générale's Corporate & Investment Banking has revamped the management and organisational structure of the bank to break down silos between business lines and build out its advisory business.

Dixit Joshi

August 4, 2009

The acquisition of Lehman Brothers' US capital markets and investment banking arm presented Barclays Capital with the ideal circumstances for its return to equities.

Mike Rees

July 7, 2009

Standard Chartered has fared well by focusing on core banking services in emerging markets. But in the wake of the crisis, it is facing increased competition from domestic banks.

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