People & Markets

  • HSBC names head for illiquid credit syndicate unit

    HSBC names head for illiquid credit syndicate unit

    HSBC has appointed Vinay Raj as head of illiquid credit syndicate, a new structure within the firm's global syndicate operations focused on distributing structured finance, infrastructure, real estate and distressed debt.

  • Markets must face up to new deadlines for Libor transition

    Markets must face up to new deadlines for Libor transition

    Banks should stop issuing loans and bonds linked to Libor by October, according to the Bank of England’s Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates. But the scale of the challenge facing firms, particularly in the loan market, is causing concern.

  • People moves in brief

    People moves in brief

    Ex-Goldman's Weber joins Middle East boutique — Giancarlo turns up at Federal Housing Finance Agency — Ferdane takes over coverage job at BNP Paribas

  • FHFA appoints new chair of common securitization platform

    FHFA appoints new chair of common securitization platform

    The Federal Housing Finance Agency on Wednesday announced the appointment of J. Christopher Giancarlo as chairman of Common Securitization Solutions, which runs the technology behind the agency’s Uniform Mortgage Backed Security (UMBS) program.

  • Sinagpore’s ARA strikes deal to boost Venn Partners’ firepower

    Sinagpore’s ARA strikes deal to boost Venn Partners’ firepower

    ARA Asset Management, a Singapore-based asset manager focused on Reits, has bought a majority stake in Venn Partners, a secured asset specialist investing in UK and Netherlands assets, in a deal which will boost the firm’s firepower in the mortgage and CRE debt markets.

  • Laying it on FICC: trading helps Goldman and Bank of America

    Laying it on FICC: trading helps Goldman and Bank of America

    Fixed income, currencies and commodities trading (FICC) has been the clear area of strength in US bank results so far when compared with the fourth quarter of 2018, particularly in rates and mortgages. Underwriting fees have also come in high, but advisory earnings have suffered.

  • UK’s PRA loosens tight conditions on risk transfer

    The UK’s bank regulator, once one of the world’s toughest, has eased some of its conditions around the synthetic risk transfer market, allowing the UK’s biggest lenders to sell balance sheet CLOs on similar terms to their European Central Bank-regulated peers.

  • Underwriting, fixed income revenues grow at JPM and Citi

    Underwriting, fixed income revenues grow at JPM and Citi

    JP Morgan, Citi and Wells Fargo kicked off the fourth quarter earnings season for investment banks on Tuesday, showing momentum in underwriting revenues and fixed income trading, while advisory fees and equities trading stumbled.

  • Mortgage fintech LendInvest names new CEO

    Mortgage fintech LendInvest names new CEO

    Online mortgage lender LendInvest has announced that co-founder and CEO Christian Faes is handing over management of the company to Rod Lockhart, who has been named as the new chief executive.

  • People moves in brief

    People moves in brief

    Funding Circle picks up former securitization syndicator — Campbell moves from HSBC to RBC — Long-time DCM banker turns up at Aramco

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