António Horta-Osório makes no apology for the unbridled optimism that has defined his 10 years running Lloyds Banking Group. Critics say he leaves it over-exposed to Brexit and dwindling interest margins. But, as he prepares to move to Switzerland to become chairman of Credit Suisse, Horta-Osório tells Euromoney that Lloyds’ greatest days could still be ahead of it.
The Israeli fintech grew fast through the pandemic turmoil. As it prepares a full launch in the US, it will be listed on Nasdaq, but not through an IPO.
A corporate restructuring is one of the final steps in readying Tadawul for an IPO this year. CEO Khalid Al-Hussan says the moment for listing is almost at hand.
Euromoney has published the submission guidelines for its Regional and Country Awards for Excellence 2021. View the key dates for this year’s process and download the guidelines for pitch documents, and make your awards pitch submissions here.
In buying out its Exane equities joint venture partner, BNP Paribas reckons it can make a success of a business where few European peers have thrived. It also hopes to see a halo effect on underperforming franchises like ECM.
The Indonesian Investment Authority is the world’s newest SWF. Its new CEO and the chair of its supervisory board, who is also the minister of finance, explain why the fund will do more than just raise money – and why the ghost of 1MDB is never far away.
The former Commerzbank chief executive and co-head of wealth management at UBS heads a strong team to help company founders with running a public company.
Outwardly different, Singapore and Dubai have transformed themselves into international wealth management hubs, overseen by clear-minded regulators. They are now starting to compete for business with Europe’s far older private wealth centres.
What They Said
Loop Capital Markets’ Sidney Dillard sees attitudes changing since the protests
Departing Lloyds CEO António Horta-Osório discusses his legacy
Credit Suisse’s Marisa Drew on the need to do something and do it fast
Peter Bosek at Luminor says tech won’t be enough to beat the competition