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05 January 2016

Options Group Daily News - January 5

HEADLINES

AMERICAS:  Soros Names Burdick Investment Chief as Bessent Starts Firm

ASIA:  Barclays to Cut Asia Investment Banking Jobs Next Week

 

FIXED INCOME/CURRENCIES

AMERICAS:  BTG Pactual Sells Distressed Debt Unit to Itau Unibanco

EMEA:  Senior Morgan Stanley Bosses Depart

 

EQUITIES

GLOBAL:  Stocks Stabilize After China Turmoil

AMERICAS:  Deutsche Bank Expands its Agency Lending Team

ASIA:  Barclays Plans to Shut India Equities Business

 

INVESTMENT BANKING/PRIVATE EQUITY

AMERICAS:  Wall Street Firm Hires Global Power M&A Head

AMERICAS:  Mizuho Said to Add Ex-Citigroup Tech Banker Spiegel in Lead Role

EMEA:  Credit Suisse Hires New EMEA Oil and Gas Head from Barclays

EMEA:  Lloyds Appoints New Head of Bond Syndicate

 

COMMODITIES

EMEA:  Louis Dreyfus Chairwoman Plans Temporary Leave

 

HEDGE FUNDS/ASSET MANAGEMENT

AMERICAS:  York Capital Management Partner Michael Weinberger Leaving Firm

AMERICAS:  Leerink Capital Adds Bain’s Kesselheim for Health-Care Investing

ASIA:  Hedge Fund LMR Hires Former Brevan Howard Manager Johan Tellvik

EMEA:  Nevsky to Shut its $1.5 Billion Hedge Fund After 15 Years

EMEA:  Cerberus Hires Apollo Credit Specialist Abrams for U.K. Unit

EMEA:  AllianceBernstein Hires Jamie Hammond from Franklin Templeton

EMEA:  Hermes Investment Names David Stewart as Chairman

 

WEALTH MANAGEMENT/PRIVATE BANKING

AMERICAS:  SunTrust Lures a UBS Team with a Combined $260M in AUM