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It expanded its private wealth management group, adding 12 veteran advisers who managed $1.9 billion in client assets at their previous firms, the Wisconsin-based broker-dealer said on Tuesday.
The new hires, who joined Baird in Colorado, Florida and North Carolina, came from Charles Schwab, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Wells Fargo Advisors.
Gabriele Galateri di Genola is to be confirmed as chairman of Italian insurer Generali, a source close to the board said on Tuesday.
Hedge fund manager Luke Halestrap has joined BlueCrest Capital, one of Europe’s biggest hedge fund firms, marking a return to the industry for the former bank executive and reflecting an exodus from banking into the buoyant hedge fund sector.
The British lender has offered the role of chairman at Direct Line Group, the insurance unit it has earmarked for disposal, to Mike Biggs, a former finance director at insurer Aviva, Sky News reported on Tuesday.
Deutsche Bank AG’s head of corporate and investment banking in Asia-Pacific, Loh Boon Chye, is leaving the bank, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
The chief executive of Grupo HSBC in Brazil, Conrado Engel, stepped down and a replacement in the country will be named in the days ahead, the bank said on Monday.
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The Chicago-based futures brokerage firm appointed Mark Sachs as executive vice president, marketing and sales. Sachs joins from Lind-Waldock.
The investment management firm appointed Josean Fernandez as an assistant vice president within the private banking group. Fernandez joins from Neuberger Berman.
Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings has hired Rothschild’s top Middle East energy banker, Khodor Mattar, as it aims to beef up its oil and gas investments, a source familiar with the matter said.
A subsidiary of Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group appointed Jim Feingold as global head of investor sales, Richard Moore as director of sales and Matthew Bekerman as general counsel. Feingold joins from Portware LLC. Moore has previously worked with Pipeline Trading, Lazard Capital, and Instinet. Bekerman joins from Liquidnet Holdings.
The private equity firm appointed Mike Taylor as managing director for talent. Taylor joins from Cabot Consultants, and has previously worked with McKesson and Schlumberger.