credit suisse group-spon adr (CS) Key Developments
Wayne Kent Joins Credit Suisse as Vice Chairman of Its Australian Investment Banking Business
Jul 2 15
Credit Suisse announced that the company has hired Wayne Kent, as Vice Chairman of its Australian investment banking business. The highly regarded Kent, who retired as Macquarie's global head of equity capital markets in 2011 after more then two decades with the bank, is expected to start in Credit Suisse's Melbourne office on July 13, 2015.
Credit Suisse Hires Juergen Schlangenotto as Senior Managing Director
Jul 1 15
Credit Suisse has announced that it has hired a new executive to enhance its German team. The firm has hired Juergen Schlangenotto from BNP Paribas SA to bolster its German advisory business. He is to join the unit in Frankfurt in October as a senior managing director in the investment bank.
Credit Suisse Announces Executive Changes
Jun 29 15
Credit Suisse has hired Felix Scherzer and Stephen Carter as new global co-heads of mergers and acquisitions for financial institutions. In their newly created roles, Scherzer and Carter will be responsible for advising on deals for banks, insurance companies, specialty finance companies, financial technology companies and asset managers. Additionally, the bank has named Eric Richard as new Europe, Middle East and Africa head for financial
institutions group. Prior to this role, Scherzer had managed financial institutions merger advisory for the Americas based in New York at Credit Suisse, while Carter held a similar role for Europe, the Middle East and Africa based in London. Before joining Credit Suisse, Scherzer served a similar role at Morgan Stanley in January. Based in London, Denat will continue to remain as head of leveraged finance and sponsors group for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Also, Thomas Davidov and Sarah-Marie Martin have been named as co-heads of the Americas financial sponsors, replacing Price.
Credit Suisse Names Harold Bogle as Chairman of Global Investment Banking Department
Jun 26 15
Credit Suisse has announced that it has named a chairman for its global investment banking department. Harold Bogle has been named as chairman of IBD, while Didier Denat and Malcolm Price will succeed him as co-heads of its global financial sponsors group. Bogle joined the bank in 1981 and founded the bank's financial sponsors group in 1996.
Hanson Building Products Seeks IPO
Jun 23 15
Lone Star Funds, who bought the Hanson Building Products Limited from HeidelbergCement AG(DB:HEI) for $1.4 billion, is planning to go forward with an IPO of Hanson Building Products. Lone Star Funds is working with Credit Suisse Group AG (SWX:CSGN) and Deutsche Bank AG (DB:DBK) on the potential IPO.