The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Financial Markets has made a number of appointments to its Capital Markets Sales Teams. Mike Hardman, formally of JP Morgan Chase, has been appointed Co-Head, with Jonathan Bradley, of the UK Credit Sales team. Robert Burns transferred to the Capital Markets Sales team from the Structured Credit Products Group in April and Chris Fenichell joined RBS in July from Dresdner, Wasserstein, Perella, where he managed senior institutional relationships for Structured Credit Products. Daniel Shakhani joins RBS from Goldman Sachs where he spent three years as a research analyst and salesperson and Christophe Chanchorle joined the High Yield Sales team in June. Colin MacIntosh, formally of Commerzbank joined RBS in July.
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