investment banking

Janney Montgomery Scott to buy FIG Partners

03/19/19

The deal will give Janney greater access to the community banking sector.

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Startup investment bank seeks to become one-stop shop for crypto

03/04/19

Fincross, based on the island of Mauritius, is launching a regulated investment bank for digital assets. It faces tough competition.

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Say Watt? Former FHFA head gets sniffy about his misconduct, and proxy pressure builds

02/21/19

Mel Watt calls FHFA watchdog “sexist,” after it concludes he’s guilty of sexual harassment. State Street sues the "Fearless Girl" sculptor. Banks big and small face mounting pressure on gender pay gap and board diversity. And another top 40 U.S. bank might get a female CEO.

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MUFG Union buys investment bank with middle-market focus

01/11/19

Intrepid Investment Bankers provides advice on M&A and capital markets activities.

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The princess and the paycheck, Blythe Masters' exit and #MeToo paranoia

12/20/18

An accusation of sexual discrimination plays out in court for BNP Paribas; Jeffries’ top execs chastise Wall Street men over #MeToo paranoia; blockchain startup loses Blythe Masters; and RBS might make history with a female CEO-CFO duo.

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BofA's Moynihan feels his bankers' pain: 'We got a little too careful'

12/20/18

Bank of America is loosening the reins on its investment bankers, sending out dealmakers in search of more middle-sized transactions in the U.S. and seeking to regain market share after cutting back on risk.

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Citi names Chirico, Cox to run investment bank in North America

12/07/18

The structure of Citigroup's newly combined investment banking and capital markets division is becoming clearer, with the appointment John Chirico and Kevin Cox as co-heads of the business for North America.

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SunTrust recruits JPMorgan exec to lead business lending in Houston

11/27/18

It's the latest expansion step in commercial services there by the Atlanta bank, which has no retail branches in Texas.

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Bitcoin nosedive continues; nearly 30 large banks sign UN ethics code

11/27/18

Miners of the digital currency are losing interest, which could lead to more price declines; scandal-scarred banks among those that endorse Principles for Responsible Banking.

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SVB Financial to buy Boston investment bank

11/13/18

The California company will pay $280 million to buy Leerink Holdings, which focuses on health care and life sciences firms.

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