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Intelligent Environments
The digital banking software provider has appointed David Webber as its managing director. He has over 20 years’ experience in financial services software and joins from Patsystems Group, where was chief executive.

Houlihan Lokey
Magnus Scaddan has been appointed managing director, and head of consumer and retail for Europe, Middle East and Africa, at the investment bank. He was most recently at Nomura, where he was a managing director. Scaddan has also previously held positions at HSBC and Credit Suisse.

HSBC Global Asset Management
The asset management division of HSBC has made two appointments to its London global macro and investment strategy team. Julien Seetharamdoo joins as a senior economist from Coutts Investment Services. Rabia Bhopal joins as an economist from Standard & Poor’s.

Simmons & Simmons
Dr Wolfgang Kotzur has been appointed as a finance partner in the law firm’s Frankfurt office. He joins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he focused on acquisition finance, infrastructure finance, real estate finance and restructuring.

WH Ireland
The wealth management firm has appointed Miles Nolan as research editor. He joins from Growth Company Investor magazine, where he served as editor. Nolan has over 14 years’ experience in journalism and finance, and previously managed funds at Unicorn Asset Management.

Octopus Investments
Shay Ramalingam has been appointed as an investment director in the investment firm’s specialist finance division. He previously worked as an investment director at Shore Capital, and has also held roles at Nomura.