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Alvarez & Marshal
Alvarez & Marsal, the global professional services firm, is expanding its European real estate advisory business in Europe with the appointment of London-based directors, Patrick Anderson and Caspar Vredenbregt. Anderson and Vredenbregt both have over 12 years of experience in real estate development, investment and finance. Prior to joining A&M, Anderson was director of international investment and development for London & regional.

KPMG has announced the appointment of Richard Threlfall as its new UK head of infrastructure, building and construction. Threlfall succeeds Fiona McDermott who will lead KPMG’s business modelling services.

Threlfall has over 15 years experience in the financing and structuring of infrastructure projects. Before joining KPMG, Threlfall was at Citigroup, and before that was employed as a civil servant at the UK Department for Transport where he held positions in the road, rail and aviation directorates. Between 1996 and 1998 he was private secretary to the secretary of state for transport and the deputy Prime Minister.

The International Capital Market Association (ICMA), which represents capital market participants globally, yesterday announced that John Serocold has joined its regulatory policy and market practice team to lead ICMA’s work on secondary market practice.

As the senior adviser with responsibility for ICMA’s work in the secondary cross-border market for international debt securities, Serocold will play a key role in co-ordinating the response of member firms to current consultations on the review of the markets in financial instruments directive (MiFID) and other European regulatory reform affecting the market. He has over 10 years experience of financial trade association work, covering market structure, commercial and regulatory issues.

Barclays Corporate
Barclays Corporate has appointed Dan Broome as a relationship director within its insurance team. Broome joins from Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets, where he spent two years covering the insurance sector. Broome’s core focus has been the non-life insurance market and he has significant experience of high-profile financing and banking transactions in the London and Lloyd's markets, within both the underwriting and broking communities.