Banker who took UBS to court is hired by litigation funder

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By Silas Brown
17 Nov 2020

Ben Smyth, the whistleblower and former debt capital markets banker who took UBS to court, has been hired as an investment officer by the litigation funder Therium Capital.

Smyth worked as a DCM banker, latterly as the head of the Benelux and Nordics regions on UBS’s FIG desk, which ended in a fraught employment tribunal in 2018.   

In 2015, Smyth filed a complaint as a whistleblower against Amir Hoveyda, UBS's then global head of debt ...

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