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Pamela Barbaglia

RPT-U.S. boutique banks woo French bankers in Paris advisory push - sources

18 Oct 2019

* Evercore working with headhunting firm Charta Partners – sources

U.S. boutique banks woo French bankers in Paris advisory push: sources

17 Oct 2019

LONDON/PARIS/NEW YORK Several U.S. boutique investment banks are looking to hire senior staff in Paris in the wake of Britain's departure from the EU and have poached bankers from France's most established advisory firms, including Lazard, sources told Reuters.

KKR promotes senior partners to regional private equity co-heads

16 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 16 U.S. buyout fund KKR has tapped six of its most senior partners to share the leadership of its private equity operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific as part of a new management structure.

Spain's Cellnex to buy Arqiva's telecoms division in $2.5 billion deal

08 Oct 2019

By Joanna Jonczyk-Gwizdala, Andrés González and Pamela Barbaglia

Greece's Eurobank struggles to flip loan-recovery unit to PIMCO: sources

04 Oct 2019

LONDON/MILAN/ATHENS Greece's Eurobank is struggling to finalize a deal to sell a majority stake in its loan-recovery business to U.S. money manager PIMCO, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, after a Sept. 30 deadline passed with no agreement.

Allianz seen as frontrunner for BBVA insurance arm: sources

01 Oct 2019

PARIS/MUNICH/MADRID German insurer Allianz has emerged as the frontrunner to invest in the bancassurance business of Spanish lender BBVA , two sources close to the deal told Reuters, after Italian rival Generali pulled out of the race.

Global third-quarter M&A sinks to three-year low amid U.S.-China trade war fears

30 Sep 2019

LONDON/NEW YORK Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) plunged 16% year-on-year to $729 billion in the third quarter, according to Refinitiv data, the lowest quarterly volume since 2016, as growing economic uncertainty curbed the risk appetite of companies considering deals.

Woodford fund administrator to cut valuation in three more holdings

26 Sep 2019

LONDON Woodford Patient Capital Trust plc , a listed trust run by money manager Neil Woodford, said on Thursday that its administrator would cut valuations on three of its holdings due to a "challenging fundraising environment."

Buyout firm Ambienta makes lucrative return on sale of Italy's Safim

23 Sep 2019

LONDON European private equity firm Ambienta SGR said on Monday it had agreed to sell Italian hydraulic components specialist Safim to U.S. car parts maker DexKo Global.

Moelis poaches Barclays TMT banker Will Peters - source

16 Sep 2019

LONDON Investment bank Moelis & Co has hired Barclays' banker and army veteran Will Peters to advise its tech, media and telecoms (TMT) clients as a managing director based in London, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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