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  • Gottstein creates unified investment bank at Credit Suisse

    Gottstein creates unified investment bank at Credit Suisse

    Credit Suisse is bringing its disparate markets and investment banking operations into one division, it announced on Thursday, as new chief executive Thomas Gottstein draws out a fresh structure for the bank. The bank is aiming to create savings to be invested elsewhere, but did not give much detail about where cuts would be made.

  • HSBC creates solutions teams for ESG, FIG and corps

    HSBC creates solutions teams for ESG, FIG and corps

    HSBC has become the latest bank to create a dedicated team for sustainable finance amid the coronavirus crisis. This is part of a new strategic solutions group, which will also house two other solutions units: one for corporate finance, and one for financial institutions and capital.

  • Lacour replaces Zaimi as HSBC equities chief

    Lacour replaces Zaimi as HSBC equities chief

    Franck Lacour is taking over HSBC’s equities business, with Hossein Zaimi leaving the bank. In Hong Kong, Selene Chong will take on new responsibilities in the equities business.

  • Crisis Talk — with Samaila Zubairu, CEO of the AFC

    Crisis Talk — with Samaila Zubairu, CEO of the AFC

    Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the Nigeria-based multilateral development bank (MDBs), has emerged at the forefront of regional coronavirus rescue efforts, providing financing for emergency hospitals, medical aid and more. As Africa finds itself at the centre of global calls for emergency financing and debt relief, the AFC’s chief executive, Samaila Zubairu, talks to GlobalCapital about the bank’s response to the crisis, how its own fundraising plans have been affected, and the future of Chinese capital in the region.

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