Germany’s WestLB was a casualty of the 2008 financial crisis. Four years on, a part of it still survives as the portfolio management firm Portigon. Op risk head Rainer Sprengel tells Jessica Meek about...
Portigon – the entity that emerged from the break-up of WestLB – moves away from the AMA for op risk calculation after forced restructure
European bank sovereign derivatives exposures revealed
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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BNP Paribas has poached a three-strong equity derivatives sales team from Credit Suisse in Frankfurt.
Of the 632 products issued in the UK last year, only five paid income. West LB’s Structured Solutions group wants to change this and has launched a fixed-term CPPI product linked to a high-yield bond fund
German bank WestLB appointed its first chief risk officer, Matthijs van den Adel, last year after posting heavy losses in 2002 and 2003. His first job was to restructure the bank’s entire risk management framework. By Duncan Wood
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