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  • Boath joins Agora as adviser

    Boath joins Agora as adviser

    Richard Boath, a former Barclays chair of EMEA financial institutions investment banking, has joined Agora, the capital markets start-up founded by fellow Barclays alumnus Charlie Berman.

  • ‘We’re on a very different path to others’, says Agora’s Berman

    Charlie Berman, the bond market veteran, believes the platform he is developing, Agora, will not face competition from other fintech applications in the debt capital markets, due to its unique selling point of covering the entire lifecycle of a bond and the use of distributed ledger technology.

  • Kimpel's rocket lands at Citi

    Kimpel's rocket lands at Citi

    Citi has hired Peter Kimpel as head of banking, capital markets and advisory (BCMA) for Germany and Austria. He joins from Barclays and was also previously chief financial officer at Rocket Internet.

  • End of universal bank could be nigh, says Arthur D Little

    End of universal bank could be nigh, says Arthur D Little

    The coronavirus crisis, new challengers, technology and capital requirements threaten to shake up the banking sector — and banks are likely to shift business models substantially, according to management consultancy firm Arthur D Little.

  • Bots prepares 2021 launch for DCM platform

    Bots prepares 2021 launch for DCM platform

    Bond Origination Technologies (Bots), a new tech company that aims to automate pricing indications in the primary debt capital markets, has completed an initial fundraising round and formed an advisory board ahead of a launch next year. GlobalCapital spoke to the founders to find out more about the product.

  • Citi sets up unit to advise governments on digitalisation

    Citi sets up unit to advise governments on digitalisation

    Naveed Sultan will develop and lead a new digital policy, strategy and advisory practice for governments, corporates and financial institutions at Citi, and has been appointed chairman in the bank's institutional clients group (ICG).

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