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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


Charles Stanley third quarter revenues down 15.5 pct

Total client funds at £14.48 billion have demonstrated underlying organic growth over the nine months of the financial year to date despite difficult trading conditions, and remain comparable to March 2011 levels (£14.50 billion).