• Barclays has raided Credit Suisse yet again for a senior stock-trading hire as it continues to ramp up its equities business

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Barclays has hired a new electronic equities executive from Credit Suisse, the latest in a string of investments in its stock-trading franchise.
    Kevin O'Connor is joining Barclays equities business as head of electronic equities origination for the Americas, the British lender announced Monday.
    Barclays has been investing heavily in its equities franchise since Stephen Dainton took over as global head in September.
    It has added about 25 managing directors in its markets business since then. Several of those have strong connections to Credit Suisse, where Dainton previously worked.
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