EQT Partners, investment advisor to all EQT funds, has opened a new office in Warsaw with a team headed by Piotr Czapski.
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The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) authority has appointed Jon Morton as director for financial development. Morton has joined the QFC authority from Henley Business School in the UK, formerly Henley Management College, which merged with the University of Reading in August.
Morgan Stanley has further strengthened its Saudi Arabia team by appointing Habib Achkar, managing director, as chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley Saudi Arabia. Achkar will oversee the continued expansion of MSSA and will relocate to Riyadh.
The managing director of Alpen Capital, which advised India’s Jet Airways on its recent loan from a consortium of Gulf banks, expects a rise in cross-border financing this year.
French bank splits role between former corporate finance head and deputy risk officer as Thierry Aulagnon retires.
Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has hired Marc Basselier as head of convertible bonds, a product that looks to offer investors some diversification as the global credit cycle turns away from cheap money.
Slowing growth has undermined Sub-Saharan Africa’s attractiveness for banks and investors, but Mauritian banks are picking up a bigger share of a smaller business
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