08/07/2012

Are Capital Markets Ready to Stabilize? - Credit Suisse

In this edition, Stefan Keitel, Global Chief Investment Officer for Asset Management and Private Banking, discusses the continued ebb and flow of risk appetite in global markets and tackles a key question many investors are asking: Are capital markets rea

08/07/2012

Deutsche Bank Is Stuck on RREEF

Nine months after the bank first raised the possibility of selling the business known as RREEF, investors are still wondering about its future.

08/07/2012

Thames River Capital Shutting Down Fund

The article also said the firm’s board is putting together plans for the wind-down to return clients money starting this fall, but it has to meet shareholder approval.

08/06/2012

Managers appointed to £100m green fund

"The appointment of two fund managers with £100m to invest in the non-domestic energy efficiency infrastructure sector shows that we are making good progress," said business secretary Vince Cable.

08/05/2012

Dexia loss adds to French and Belgian pain

CEO Karel de Boeck - who previously headed Fortis, another Benelux bank that succumbed to financial-market turmoil - will have to manage tensions between Dexia's owners as the likelihood grows that it will need a capital increase to strengthen its ba

08/05/2012

Rivals plot £10bn bid for RBS's US arm

Itau Unibanco, one of Brazil’s largest banks, and Canada’s TD Bank are among those reported to be plotting bids to transform their coverage of the US.

08/05/2012

Ageas first-half insurance buoyed by UK business‎

the majority owner of Belgium’s biggest life insurer, reported insurance profit that beat analyst estimates and announced a stock buyback as a lockup on 78.9 million shares held by BNP Paribas SA (BNP) expires.

08/05/2012

Armajaro set to launch financials hedge fund

The Armajaro Global Financials Fund will start with up to $100 million of assets under management, which could rise to more than $1 billion if the strategy performs, AAM said on Monday.

08/05/2012

Zaoui Brothers Found New Firm After Yoel Leaves Goldman

The pair, who are French citizens, attracted attention in the late 1990s for being on the opposite sides of some of the era’s biggest takeover battles, including the $58 billion deal that created French energy giant Total SA and Vodafone Group Plc (

08/02/2012

AXA first-half earnings fall, beat forecasts

"The solidity of our first half results can be explained by the fact that our strategy for several years now has focused on market lines that are less market-sensitive: P&C, health and protection," Chief Financial Officer Gerald Harlin said