Tiago Parente, Ed Venables and Abigail Schofield have been appointed to the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Financial Markets’ Strategy and Credit Research team. Parente joins RBS from Bear Stearns, where he has worked for the last five years, most recently covering European Banks on the fixed income research side. He joins Corinne Cunningham, covering the Financial Institutions sector. Venables has joined the High Yield Credit Research team as a Senior Analyst. Venables career to date has been in equity research and has included periods at JP Morgan, HSBC and Banc of America over the last 6 years. Schofield will be joining the High Yield Credit Research team as an analyst. Schofield joins RBS from JP Morgan, where she spent three years in debt capital markets, including periods in leveraged finance and high yield capital markets. Schofield will take up her full responsibilities once FSA registration has been completed.
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