Bank of America picks Fleming to lead UK equities

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), which has been playing a leading role in some of the biggest transactions in the London market so far this year, is relocating James Fleming from its Hong Kong office to become head of UK Equity Capital Markets (ECM).
Fleming, who has 15 years’ experience in European Capital Markets (ECM), joined BAML from UBS three years ago.

■ He will report to Craig Coben, the head of European ECM at BAML.

■ A British citizen, he spent 11 years at UBS in a variety of ECM roles in London, New York, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

■ His appointment comes months after one of the bank’s stars, Ollie Holbourn, left for UKFI.

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