Middle East: Accad wakes up ABK

Two years into what he says will be the last job of his career, ABK’s chief executive Michel Accad has already taken the bank from a domestic to a regional player and begun much-needed modernization.

Capital markets: What future for FIG?

Non-DCM FIG revenues have fallen sharply this year as clients remain focused on balance sheet housekeeping, and many rights issues have proven to be a tough sell.