Barclays Capital

As the U.K. bank looks to unload its business in the region, observers think Diamond’s Atlas Mara may pursue only some of those assets.
The brokerage and capital markets veteran has reunited with Sean Park as president of London-based venture capital firm Anthemis Group.
The New York State Common Retirement Fund deputy CIO posted impressive returns as head of the pension plan’s hedge fund team.
The firm follows its £5.8 billion ($9.1 billion) rights issue — the biggest by a U.K. bank since 2009 — with a $2 billion hybrid bond offering.
London-based investment firm GAM offers an index product that it says avoids the potential pitfalls of popular risk parity funds.
The sale of Royal Bank of Scotland’s RBS Aviation Capital for $7.2 billion to Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group has underlined Barclays Capital’s growth in European M&A.
Damian Bunce is joining emerging markets investment bank Renaissance Capital as managing director, global head of Electronic Trading Group in February.
Mike Testa has been appointed by FX trading solutions and services provider Integral Development Corp. as managing director, investor sales.
Peter Sellars, head of global metals at financial services firm J.P. Morgan, is taking retirement at the end of January.
Barclays Capital has hired Azuma Ohno to lead its newly created equity research team in Japan.