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ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC
Jon Weiss, a former executive of the bank, will join hedge fund Candlewood Investment Group LP, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.
The prime brokerage unit of Credit Suisse will move one of its senior executives, Paul Caseiras, from New York to London, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.
The Swiss bank will relocate Caseiras in September to be part of the unit which provides services such as clearing trades and lending money to hedge funds.
The UK-based bank said it appointed Derek Weir as an independent non-executive director.
Over his 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Weir has held a range of senior positions, including ones at Barclays Bank Plc and Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, the bank said.
Co-operative Bank said Weir was the first director to be nominated by shareholders under the November 2013 relationship agreement.
Corporate debt analyst Eduardo Vieira left the investment bank on Thursday after a two-and-a-half-year stint, a source with knowledge of the situation said, in a blow to theBrazilian company’s effort to boost fixed-income research coverage.
The financial services company has named James Boyle global head of equity derivatives, according to an internal memo, replacing Simon Yates, who left for New York hedge fund Two Sigma Investments LLC in early July.
AKG ACTUARIES & CONSULTANTS
The provider of information, ratings and consultancy to the financial services industry appointed Matt Ward its head of communications.