Bradesco Asset Management is the third-largest asset manager in Brazil, with R$600 billion AuM. In March, it appointed a new chief executive with an equities background. Is this a sign of where the organization expects the money to go?
Saad Azhari has quietly ushered in a new era at Blom Bank. The outwardly conservative firm has embraced technology and pulled off a transformative acquisition for its wholesale business. But prudence remains the watchword in such a tempestuous market.
Can a failing frontier markets brokerage transform itself into a full-service investment bank? Duncan Wales, head of Exotix, believes it can be done through the creation of a global partnership network – and so does his backer, Icap founder Michael Spencer.
Additional tier-1 (AT1) securities and contingent convertible capital instruments, known as CoCo bonds, absorb losses when the capital of the issuing financial institution falls below a supervisor-determined level.
Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s growth.