Tagged: investment banking

Citizens Financial Group, JMP Group Announce Merger

Citizens Financial Group and JMP Group have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Citizens will acquire JMP in an all-cash transaction. JMP is a capital markets firm that provides investment banking services, including strategic advisory, equity research and sales and trading focused primarily… Read More

Mette Ingeman Pedersen to Join Denmark’s Saxo Bank, which Specializes in Online Trading, Investments

Mette Ingeman Pedersen will reportedly be joining Saxo Bank as the firm’s newly appointed Group Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Management and Executive Team. Mette will be reporting directly to Kim Fournais, CEO and Founder at Saxo Bank, a Danish investment… Read More

Fintech Startups are “Unbundling” Bank of America’s Front Office, as Lender’s Profits Decline 16% YoY: Report

Research firm CBInsights has released a new report titled, Unbundling Bank Of America: How The Traditional Bank Is Being Disrupted. The report looks at mortgages, Robo-advisors, trading software, and also examines how Fintech firms have been trying to “unbundle” Bank of America’s front office. According… Read More

Liquidnet, a Multinational Investment Network for Institutional Clients, Appoints Vicky Sanders as Head of Investment Analytics

Liquidnet, a multinational investment network for institutional clients, has confirmed that it has appointed Vicky Sanders as its global head of Investment Analytics. Sanders will be expected to manage the company’s new business department, called Liquidnet Investment Analytics (IA). She will be working at the… Read More

Disrupting Goldman Sachs: Polymath Wants to Create a New Investment Banking Paradigm with Initial Coin Offerings

Investment banking is a highly profitable business. Goldman Sachs, perhaps the most prominent investment bank in the world, raked in $32 billion during fiscal 2017 with the majority of this revenue driven specifically by investment banking. Yet arguably, much of the value that is provided… Read More

Report: Fintech Collaboration is Key for Investment Banks

EY, in collaboration with Innovate Finance, has published a report on the need for investment banks to collaborate with Fintech firms and embrace innovation.  Entitled Capital Markets: Innovation and the Fintech Landscape, the authors state that while Fintech may have started with P2P lending, equity… Read More

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