The Loan Market Association has elected five new directors to the board at the recent annual general meeting. The new board members are: Alison Jenkins (head of par loan trading at Bank of America), Myles Llewellyn-Jones (global head of secondary sales and trading at KBC Bank NV), Robert Lepone (head of par loan trading at Morgan Stanley), Richard Munn (head of loan syndications at Deutsche Bank in London), Gary O’Connor (director of secondary trading at Bank of Scotland).
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.