Spy ‘probably locked himself in bag’.
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Two-tier plan to rescue A&E.
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2013 is seventh warmest year.
BNY MELLON CORP
The investment management firm has set up a team of nine broker-dealer and capital market specialists for its new Asia-Pacific Capital Markets business, launched through the Bank of New York Mellon Securities Co Japan Ltd. Eiichiro Masaki will head the team and joins BNY Mellon from Societe Generale, where he was head of non-yen fixed income flow sales.
The European private equity firm appointed Ingmar Wilhelm as financial managing director. Wilhelm, who will join the company’s renewable energy investment team at the beginning of January, joins from Enel Green Power.
The asset management company named Stewart Tong as managing director for Myanmar. He will be in charge of establishing an investment office in Yangon. Prior to this, Tong was a partner or principal in several Asia-based equity funds.
UNION BANCAIRE PRIVEE
The Switzerland bank appointed Ozgur Goker and Mark Soryano as research analysts in its Turkish equities team. Soryano earlier worked at J.P. Morgan, while Goker was a sell-side analyst at various investment banks in Turkey.