UBS bolsters activist defence offering in Europe

By Jasper Cox
25 Jul 2019

Darren Novak, head of activist defence at UBS, has moved from New York to London, with the bank seeing an opportunity to improve its service for European companies seeking to deal with activist investors.

Novak’s European team has three other bankers working in it, and the team sits within the M&A division. He continues to oversee operations globally.

The relocation comes as UBSspies an increased level of activism in Europe, and sees a need for a different approach to it there than ...

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