JP Morgan’s investment banking business has hired David Harrison as head of Canadian Energy Investment Banking, to be based in Calgary. Harrison will be responsible for building out the firm’s energy franchise in Canada. He will report to Adam Howard, senior country officer and head of Canadian Investment Banking, and Vean Gregg, head of North American Oil and Gas Investment Banking.
Harrison was previously head of Energy Investment Banking at UBS Securities Canada, where he had worked since 1995. He was responsible for a wide range of sectors, including oil and gas, power and pipelines, chemicals and forestry.
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.