The law firm has appointed Alistair Graham as a litigation partner in its London office. He joins from White & Case, where he was a partner in its London commercial litigation practice. Graham has previously worked as enforcement counsel to the FSA, where he assisted in the run up to the introduction of the Investigative Disciplinary and Enforcement regime.
RBC Capital Markets
The investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada has appointed Christoph Seibel as managing director and head of corporate debt capital markets in Europe. He was most recently head of Europe, Middle East and Africa corporate debt capital markets origination at UBS. Seibel has 15 years’ experience in the sector, and has also held roles at Bank of America and BNP Paribas.
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International
Paul Hartwell has been appointed chief executive of the European capital markets arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. He joins from Standard Bank, where he was group chief risk officer. Hartwell has over 30 years’ experience in the industry.
The investment bank has appointed two London-based directors to its European investment banking team. Matthew Gehkre has worked at Baird since 2006. He was previously a fighter pilot in the US air force. Gary Page has been a member of Baird’s UK investment banking team since 2009. He has also previously worked at Merrill Lynch.
Neptune Investment Management
Nick Webb has been appointed intermediary sales manager at the fund management firm. He joins from Skandia, where he was a sales manager for 13 years. Webb’s team will report directly to Adam Hughes, head of UK wholesale at Neptune.
Takeover Appeal Board
Lord Collis of Mapesbury has been appointed deputy chairman of the Takeover Appeal Board. He was appointed a lord of appeal in ordinary in 2009, and served as a justice of the Supreme Court between 2009 and 2011. Collis was a partner at Herbert Smith & Co between 1971 and 2000.
The credit information business has appointed Martin Hagerty to its banking and financial institutions team. He joins from HSBC, where he was most recently head of retail risk for Latin America. Hagerty was previously head of retail risk for the UK at HSBC, and has also held senior risks roles at Marks & Spencer, MBNA and at HBOS.