Reporter at Reuters covering Wall Street banks, formerly M&A olivia.oran@thomsonreuters.com

UPDATE 3-Lazard profit beats estimates as M&A advisory fees jump

reuters.com — By Neha Dimri and Olivia Oran July 23 (Reuters) - Investment bank and asset manager Lazard Ltd on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that handily beat analysts' estimates as a jump in corporate dealmaking boosted M&A advisory fees.

UPDATE 2-Lazard profit beats estimates as M&A advisory fees jump

reuters.com — By Neha Dimri and Olivia Oran July 23 (Reuters) - Investment bank and asset manager Lazard Ltd reported a quarterly profit that handily beat analysts' estimate as a jump in corporate dealmaking boosted M&A advisory fees. M&A and other advisory fees, which account for 45 percent of Lazard's operating revenue, rose 17 percent to $273.2 million in the second quarter ended June.
Jul 23, 2015

Lazard profit beats estimates as M&A advisory fees jump reut.rs/1KmuvH2

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs pads bottom line with frugal hiring

reuters.com — By Olivia Oran July 16 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has begun staffing up again after years of cutting back, to build up its investment management business and comply with new regulations. The investment bank is one of the few in the industry that is adding employees now.
Jul 16, 2015

Goldman is staffing up again. Hires are mainly in lower-cost cities like Salt Lake City and Bangalore. reut.rs/1e3tQOQ by @ozoran

Jul 16, 2015

RT @danwilchins: Goldman is staffing up again. Hires are mainly in lower-cost cities like Salt Lake City and Bangalore. reut.rs/1e3tQOQ by @ozoran

Jul 16, 2015

RT @danwilchins: Goldman is staffing up again. Hires are mainly in lower-cost cities like Salt Lake City and Bangalore. reut.rs/1e3tQOQ by @ozoran

Goldman Sachs pads bottom line with frugal hiring

reuters.com — The bank, which reported second-quarter earnings on Thursday, said staffing levels rose for the fourth straight quarter. Its workforce of 34,900 employees at June 30 was up 8 percent over a year and up 1 percent since March 31.
Jul 16, 2015

Goldman Sachs pads bottom line with frugal hiring $GS reut.rs/1JkBcX2

Jul 16, 2015

Goldman Sachs pads bottom line with frugal hiring reut.rs/1J2HFdr by @ozoran

Jul 16, 2015

My Goldman, JPM bank earnings think piece: forbes.com/sites/antoineg… Really liked Reuters' take as well: reuters.com/article/2015/0…

Jul 16, 2015

Goldman Sachs pads bottom line with frugal hiring reut.rs/1J2HFdr great job by @ozoran on her 1st day carrying Wall St earnings torch

Goldman Sachs pads bottom line with frugal hiring

reuters.com — The bank, which reported second-quarter earnings on Thursday, said staffing levels rose for the fourth straight quarter. Its workforce of 34,900 employees at June 30 was up 8 percent over a year and up 1 percent since March 31.

Santander Consumer USA names former JPM commodities chief Masters as chairman

reuters.com — Masters, 46, succeeds interim chairman Stephen Ferriss at the Dallas-based company. She currently serves as the CEO of Digital Assets Holdings LLC, a Bitcoin-related technology company. Masters, who was widely considered one of Wall Street's most powerful women, served as global head of JPMorgan's commodities business from 2007 to 2014 after a decade in trading and corporate roles.

Santander Consumer USA names former JPM commodities chief Masters as chairman

reuters.com — Masters, 46, succeeds interim chairman Stephen Ferriss at the Dallas-based company. She currently serves as the CEO of Digital Assets Holdings LLC, a Bitcoin-related technology company. Masters, who was widely considered one of Wall Street's most powerful women, served as global head of JPMorgan's commodities business from 2007 to 2014 after a decade in trading and corporate roles.
Jul 15, 2015

Ex JPMorgan commodities chief Masters named as chairman of auto lender Santander USA reut.rs/1RzJuE7

Barclays may not pick new CEO until spring 2016

dailymail.co.uk — LONDON/NEW YORK, July 10 (Reuters) - British bank Barclays may not pick its next chief executive until early next year, potentially leaving new Chairman John McFarlane in charge for at least eight months. McFarlane fired CEO Antony Jenkins on Wednesday and said he was in no rush to name a successor and will conduct a global search of internal and external candidates.

Barclays may not pick new CEO until spring 2016

reuters.com — McFarlane fired CEO Antony Jenkins on Wednesday and said he was in no rush to name a successor and will conduct a global search of internal and external candidates. He told staff the appointment may not take place until the spring, according to comments made at an employee meeting, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Barclays may not pick new CEO until spring 2016

theglobeandmail.com — British bank Barclays may not pick its next chief executive until early next year, potentially leaving new Chairman John McFarlane in charge for at least eight months. McFarlane fired CEO Antony Jenkins on Wednesday and said he was in no rush to name a successor and will conduct a global search of internal and external candidates.
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Jul 17, 2015

@adamfeuerstein I was just there...Pearl district really nice/yuppy, Alberta is very eclectic and artsy. Both with great restaurants.

Jul 16, 2015

RT @danwilchins: Goldman is staffing up again. Hires are mainly in lower-cost cities like Salt Lake City and Bangalore. reut.rs/1e3tQOQ by @ozoran

Jul 16, 2015

Goldman Sachs pads bottom line with frugal hiring $GS reut.rs/1JkBcX2

Jul 16, 2015

Goldman Sachs profit falls on weak bond trading, legal expenses: reut.rs/1TEDPu0

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