DBS's man on a mission
Investors retreat in face of political instability
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Ken Moelis didn’t set up his new firm in 2007 because he anticipated the crisis, he had just grown disgusted by what Wall Street had become. His new firm, an international and multidisciplinary provider of advice, thrived. This year, he took it public, driven by a troubling vision for the future of the banking industry and a desire to lure in the next cohort of talented bankers.
Forced conversion planned for autumn; bill could top €4 billion, say analysts.
IPO likely for up to 40% stake; sale set for 2015.
CIMB power grab looks set to shake up the region’s banking landscape.
China’s banking risks have tripled in one year amid a decline in market capitalization for the sector and a rise in debt issuance, as fears over the shadow-banking system grow, according to the latest projections from a systemic risk index, Euromoney can reveal.
Few houses have the wherewithal to be top five players across all asset classes in emerging markets. They should target opportunistic higher margin business.
The spillover from the proposed voiding of state guarantees on subordinate debt of Austria’s Hypo Alpe Adria could hit bonds of other banks across Europe.
Tetangco talks up booming economy; asset bubbles the only danger.
Banks are learning to like what social media has to offer.
Credit Suisse estimates $104 billion exposure; exposed banks’ share prices sell off.
The monopoly that some money-transfer operators have on systemically important remittance flows to sub-Saharan Africa has stifled innovation in the payments industry – and imposed high costs on consumers – but change is afoot.
Piyush Gupta, the CEO of Singapore’s DBS, has grabbed a once in a lifetime opportunity to build the bank’s Asian corporate and investment banking franchise. Gupta has a world view and doesn’t shy away from airing his thoughts on top bankers, China’s $1 trillion NPL headache, the death of cross-border bank M&A and what global banks are getting wrong in Asia
Alex Thursby learnt his trade at StanChart and ANZ, but it’s to Asia’s regional champions that he looks for inspiration in his new role as CEO of National Bank of Abu Dhabi. Clients come first, but his big plan is a bold one: to put NBAD at the centre of where east meets west.
A new government could herald a more lucrative time for investment bankers in India
Bad debt dents growth; foreign investment hampered by ownership limits.
Funding levels ‘too good to ignore’; return of Russian supply no threat, say bankers.
The leader of the UK Independence Party Nigel Farage interviewed by Euromoney chairman Richard Ensor on stage at this year's Euromoney Global borrowers and investors forum.
Although terrorist attacks raged in Kenya at the beginning of the week, the country’s first Eurobond and the largest in the continent excluding South Africa was received well, highlighting sustained demand for emerging market debt.
For heating and plumbing products distributor Wolseley, transaction banking – rather than one-off mandates – is the foundation of its banking relationships.
The partial withdrawal by Barclays from investment banking is starting to look disorderly – more retreat from Moscow than Dunkirk-style retrenchment.
Deal sells at par; incentive to call after five years.
A big jump in investment-banking fees is a sign of health, but it belies a lumpy recovery.
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It’s amazing how many senior bankers are addicted to the HBO series Game of Thrones. Or then again, perhaps it’s not.
There is a vogue among senior investment bankers to look for a switch to a job with one of the private equity firms that are morphing into shadow finance players with an appetite for assets of all kinds.
Universal banks have been trying harder than ever to make investment, corporate and transaction bankers work as one team to capture more business and deliver a better all-round service to their clients.
As the European securitization market slowly recovers, banks are printing full capital structure deals amid growing regulatory pressure and improving deal economics. However, some investors are not yet ready to buy.
Expansion beyond their domestic market highlights the ambition of Nigeria’s banks, but their success will be hampered without African cohesion.
Total revenues rise across the APAC ex-Japan region in the first half of this year, but not everyone is reaping the rewards.
Summer is upon us and with it the lull of the Second Great Moderation. The First Great Moderation, in the half decade to 2008, was a disappointment, given that it ended with the worst market crisis since the crash of 1929 and a global recession.
Iraq’s economic potential may be enticing regional and western banks to develop operations there but the rise of the jihadist group is cause for alarm.
L’Roubi may be a chameleon when it comes to his sartorial mores but Bank of England governor, Mark Carney resembles a chameleon when it comes to his views on UK interest rates.
There is no time to waste for intervention to overcome persistently low inflation in the eurozone.
Policymakers in Africa need to focus not only on physical boundaries to Africa’s development, but also on mental barriers that hamper meaningful continental integration.
Government seeks regional competitors; trade relations boost with China on hold.
Iran has a heavily populated and complex banking sector, with several large state-owned banks that hold most of the country’s assets and deposits and at least 17 privately owned banks that tend to be smaller but more nimble and entrepreneurial. Euromoney profiles six institutions that represent different parts of the picture.
Hon. Joe Oliver PC, MP and minister of finance for Canada gives the opening keynote at this year's Euromoney Global borrowers and investors forum.
Chief financial officers, treasurers and finance professionals of more than 200 companies across industries consider cash management and forecasting to be their top priority over the next couple of years, according to new research.
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