Author: Jessica

London Will Remain the Financial Centre of Europe

Synechron Inc., a global financial services consulting and technology services provider, has today released findings from its research into short- and long-term impacts of Brexit, conducted in partnership with The TABB Group. One of the major findings of the research conducted in September was that 72% of British bankers said they believed London would still be the financial centre of Europe in five years’ time. This might suggest that despite the current drop in the value of the pound and the pain that some companies are experiencing, many believe the implications won’t be as significant in the long-term. However,...

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Paul Finnegan joins Conotoxia

Conotoxia, Inc., a North American subsidiary of the Cinkciarz Group – one of the European leaders in the online currency exchange market – which is anticipating offering innovative money transfer services to its American customers, announced the appointment of Paul Finnegan as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Finnegan began his career at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. His background includes: Director of International Business Development for the CBOE, Managing Director of Marketing for the Chicago Board of Trade, Director of Retail Derivatives with E*Trade Financial, Senior Vice President for NYSE Euronext and Co-CEO of the NYSE Arca Options Exchange, Chief...

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Housebuilders Appetite for Multi-utility Services Continues to Grow

The government’s recent announcement that it will pump £5billion pounds into the economy to build tens of thousands of homes is putting increasing pressure on housebuilders to improve efficiency and drive results. One strategy adopted by housebuilders is to use a single contractor to install all utilities including gas, water, electricity, heat and fibre. Multi Utility provider Clancy Docwra recently produced a survey of 17 of the UK’s leading housebuilders shows over three quarters are already using a bundled multi-utility service to simplify, speed up and drive down costs of installation. Clancy Docwra’s Multi-Utility division has seen a 126%...

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Jason Sibthorpe joined Avison Young in London

Mark E. Rose, chair and CEO of Avison Young, the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services company, announced the strategic hiring of Jason Sibthorpe in London, UK. Sibthorpe becomes a Principal of Avison Young and Managing Director of the firm’s U.K. region. Based in the firm’s London West End office, he will accelerate growth across all of the firm’s business lines through strategic expansion into new U.K. markets and the recruitment of top commercial real estate talent. He will partner with Avison Young’s existing U.K.-based Principals and also manage the day-to-day operations of the company’s London West End and...

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ClearlySo Seeks New Head of Investment Banking

ClearlySo, Europe’s leading impact investment bank, announced today that it is recruiting a new Head of Investment Banking with current Head Matthew Vickerstaff’s imminent departure for a soon to be announced senior UK government infrastructure position. Over the past year, ClearlySo’s investment banking business, under Matthew’s leadership, saw a series of successful client fundraisings including £10.9 million for Unity Trust Bank, a specialist bank for organisations and businesses that aim to create community, social or environmental benefit, £1.1 million for Latimer Group, a youth co-creation agency, £640k for SteamaCo, the market leader in technology for managing off-grid renewable energy...

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