01/27/2012

RBS awards CEO share-based bonus worth £963,000

RBS, 83 percent owned by the British government following a state bailout during the 2008 credit crisis, allocated CEO Stephen Hester a 2011 annual performance award of 3.6 million shares.

01/27/2012

Dresdner bonus culture exposed

One of the 104 investment bankers suing for €50m in unpaid bonuses told the UK High Court on Thursday he had expected a further €300,000 bonus in 2008 despite already receiving a €300,000 guaranteed bonus from Dresdner for that year.

01/26/2012

Old Mutual wealth management in Europe

The insurer yesterday said it would create a single wealth management unit in Europe, which analysts suggested would improve efficiency, while sharpening its focus on expanding revenue.

01/26/2012

From beer to banque privée

Quilvest Group was originally set up as an independent adviser to support the Bemberg family in the management of its estate in France.

01/26/2012

London Bankers Stay Put as Bonuses Wane

The beginning of the year is usually a busy time for bankers and recruiters as many staff members wait to get their bonuses before setting off to a rival.

01/25/2012

Bonham Carter: Industry must get back to basics

He says the lesson the industry should learn from the sovereign debt crisis is that there are no risk-free assets and that the resilient business models are often large-cap equities, with strong balance sheets and where the dividend payout and dividends i

01/25/2012

SunGard’s Valdi To Support Trading On BETa, New European MTF

SunGard’s Valdi includes a range of execution tools such as algorithmic trading and smart order routing that help customers navigate the fragmentation in European markets resulting from the introduction of the European Union’s MiFID directive.