Daiwa Securities

Daiwa hires Cope to strengthen equity business

Daiwa Securities SMBC, the Japanese investment bank, has appointed Andrew Cope in the newly created role of head of secured equity financing and supply for the bank's global equity finance department, as part of broader efforts to bolster the firm's…

Merrill Lynch snags two from SG in Asia

Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) has snatched two derivatives specialists from SG Securities Global Equities, in a move to strengthen its position in the region's equity derivatives markets, according to the bank.