The independent multi-family investment company said it hired Christopher Smith as a principal. Smith was a director of the corporate client group at RBC Capital Markets.
LEGAL & GENERAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Chicago-based investment manager Legal & General Investment Management America said it hired Aaron Meder in a new role as head of U.S. pension solutions. Meder was a managing director and head of asset-liability investment solutions at UBS Global Asset Management.
The law firm said it hired Dallas Parker from Thompson & Knight as a partner in its corporate and securities practice in Houston.
BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH (BAC.N)
Merrill Lynch appointed Giles Hutson as Managing Director of its EMEA debt capital markets team. Hutson joins Merrill Lynch after a 11-year stint at Morgan Stanley (MS.N) where he was co-head of EMEA debt capital markets.
FRANKLIN TEMPLETON INVESTMENTS
The investment company named Adam Gorlyn vice president of its sovereign funds and supranationals group. Gorlyn worked as a portfolio specialist with the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income group.
KNIGHT CAPITAL GROUP INC (NITE.O)
The firm named Didier Bankole vice president of sales for its electronic trading group (ETG) in Europe. Bankole joins Knight from NYSE Euronext (NYX.N) where he was in charge of global account management.
LASALLE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
LaSalle Investment Management appointed Andy Watson to the newly created role of head of core funds and separate accounts, continental Europe. Watson previously worked as international director in the company's Paris office.
EMIRATES NBD ENBD.DU
The head of retail banking at Emirates NBD is to step down, three people familiar with the matter said, in the second major departure from the lender. [ID:nLDE63B08J]
T. ROWE PRICE GROUP (TROW.O)
The investment management firm named Michael Joehr as a client service executive focused on southern Europe and Switzerland. Most recently Joehr was senior relationship manager with Allianz Global Investors Europe GmbH.
The investment management services provider named Gillian Bailey as an investment manager at its Glasgow office. Bailey joins the firm from Cornelian Asset Managers in Edinburgh, where she was associate director. (Compiled by Arnika Thakur in Bangalore and Elinor Comlay in New York. Editing by Robert MacMillan)