People & Markets

  • People moves in brief

    People moves in brief

    Goldman gives new positions to Marsh, Verri and Sorrell — Bain picks ESG boss — Falth turns up at Mizuho

  • US big beasts dominate UK broking with different styles

    US big beasts dominate UK broking with different styles

    JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley’s positions at the top of the UK corporate broking rankings have undoubtedly helped their equity capital markets businesses, but Goldman Sachs stands out for its disruptive approach, writes David Rothnie.

  • Iosco warns of regulatory action over DCM mandate pressure

    Iosco warns of regulatory action over DCM mandate pressure

    Banks may be using their lending relationships with companies to press them into granting bond mandates, the International Organisation of Securities Commissions has warned. This follows the UK Financial Conduct Authority's remarks about similar pressure for equity mandates in April.

  • ‘Society benefits from short sellers’ — Gabriel Grego, CIO of Quintessential Capital

    ‘Society benefits from short sellers’ — Gabriel Grego, CIO of Quintessential Capital

    Gabriel Grego, managing partner and chief investment officer at Quintessential Capital, is known among investors for his devastating critiques of fraudulent companies. A former paratrooper in the Israeli Defence Force, Grego is on what he sees as a moral crusade to sniff out corporate corruption. He is adamant, he tells GlobalCapital, that activist short selling is a force for good in financial markets — and society as a whole.

  • New roles for Marsh, Verri at Goldman

    New roles for Marsh, Verri at Goldman

    Goldman Sachs has given new titles to leaders in its credit finance, investment grade capital markets and equity capital markets businesses.

  • London bankers prepare for new office working guidelines

    London bankers prepare for new office working guidelines

    London's investment bankers are getting to grips once more with the UK government's guidance on coronavirus, after it said on Tuesday that office workers should work from home, if possible. Banks had slowly been inviting more staff back into London offices in recent months while the government had also been urging people to get back to the office.

  • UK government virus switcheroo risks City's long-term health

    UK government virus switcheroo risks City's long-term health

    The UK government’s sudden volte face this week about working from home may slow coronavirus infections but it betrayed a fundamental lack of strategic thinking and stability over the most pressing concerns. That should worry the City, which is in a fight for its future as a leading financial centre, as a result of Brexit.

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