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Technical advantage

December 1, 2008

As smaller tech companies flounder due to a lack of funds, mergers and acquisitions with larger firms are only natural. Merrill Lynch’s technology investment banking team reflects on its advisory role in a flurry of recent deals. Writer Kathryn Tully.

Todd Steinberg, head of equities and commodity derivatives, Americas, BNP Paribas

December 1, 2008

BNP Paribas’ head of equities and commodity derivatives for the Americas explains the machinations involved in the firm’s recent purchase of Bank of America’s equity prime brokerage business.

Rick Leaman

August 4, 2008

Having endured the brunt of the subprime crisis, UBS is consolidating departments and concentrating on its strengths. Joint global head of investment banking Rick Leaman talks to Kathryn Tully.

Jacques Brand & Jim DeNaut

March 4, 2008

In some cases two heads are better than one, and the managing directors and co-heads of global corporate finance at Deutsche Bank have got global client management down to a fine art using the partnership approach, as Kathryn Tully discovers.

Philippe El-Asmar

October 1, 2007

Barclays Capital’s head of investor solutions, Americas, tells Kathryn Tully how he successfully built a team from scratch to develop tailored structured products across all asset classes as well as equity and fund derivatives solutions.

Dan Cozine

August 1, 2007

The managing director and co-head of the Americas energy and commodities structured debt team at BNP Paribas tells Kathryn Tully what lies behind the bank’s restructuring to form a new global energy and commodities structured debt team.

Hive of microfinance activity attracts serious attention

July 2, 2007

Investment banks and institutional fund managers are being persuaded to take microfinance institutions seriously as they show better returns than some other emerging market investment vehicles and prove their stability in the face of external shocks. Kathryn Tully reports.

Neal Shear

May 7, 2007

Morgan Stanley’s co-head of securities sales and trading, Neal Shear, explains why the firm reorganised the structure of its institutional securities, and the effect his role heading the trading division will have on risk taking. Kathryn Tully reports.

Foraging for yield from scarce sovereign bonds

March 5, 2007

Despite Latin America’s buoyant economy, external sovereign issuance from the region will be limited this year – hence investors are focusing on local currency bonds to obtain better yields. Kathryn Tully examines the risks involved.

JPMorgan gets the casino ball rolling

March 5, 2007

JPMorgan’s CMBS business is booming, helped by a $960m property loan for Colony Capital’s casino assets. The team tell Kathryn Tully how they pulled off the biggest CMBS deal in the gaming industry.

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