Close Brothers, an independent corporate finance adviser, has appointed a new director, Luke MacKenzie, to its European restructuring and debt advisory group to focus on originating and executing debt advisory and restructuring mandates in the real estate sector. MacKenzie joins from CB Richard Ellis Real Estate Finance (CBRE), where he advised buyout groups participating in asset backed acquisitions; investment funds on equity raisings for real estate investments in the UK and Europe; and advised clients on the identification of direct property investments throughout Europe. Prior to CBRE, MacKenzie spent two years at venture capital firm, Foundation Capital Partners, and before that he worked at Morgan Stanley. MacKenzie is the fifth senior hire that Close Brothers has made in 2008 and forms part of the continued expansion of its European restructuring and debt advisory group.
The annual BNP Paribas Cash Management University kicked off on Thursday morning with treasury professionals congregating in Paris from across Europe.
APIs may be a solution to MT940 challenges, says Karen Fagan, treasury operation manager, for British television company, ITV.
Kicking off the first day of the Singapore Fintech Festival, issues with cryptocurrencies were addressed by MIT media labs director, Joi Ito, and panels of technology leaders discussed how they’re using data analytics.
Sibos 2017 day two highlights: Brexit and banking, and why ‘data is the new oil’ in financial services
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