1 June, 2009
Citi bails out of Japanese retail as Morgan Stanley moves in
24 November, 2022

Rum & Coal

Rum & Coal Calvi Publishing, November 2022 One day in 2019, I was contacted by Amanda Talbot, widow […]
3 November, 2022

MAS in DeFi landmark trade

Euromoney, November 03 2022 DBS, JPMorgan and Japan’s SBI combined to launch a groundbreaking decentralized finance trade stewarded […]
9 September, 2022

Rakuten prepares digital bank IPO despite dismal market

Euromoney, September 09 2022 Rakuten’s adventures in mobile have given the Japanese e-commerce group a rabid thirst for […]
7 March, 2022

How Buffett’s Japan trading house bid paid off

Euromoney, March 07 2022 Few could understand the reasoning when Berkshire Hathaway bought into Japan’s five creaking, antiquated […]
15 February, 2022

Toshiba still at loggerheads with shareholders on revamp plan

Euromoney, February 15 2022 Toshiba has unveiled a new restructuring format, but its roster of activist shareholders would […]
10 December, 2021

MUFG identifies five areas to fuel growth

Euromoney, December 10 2021 MUFG reaps benefits from releases and Morgan Stanley but needs do the same from […]
9 August, 2021

SMBC pauses for breath after global deal spree

Euromoney, August 09 2021 SMBC’s tie-up with Jefferies is only the latest in a series of acquisitions, partnerships […]
15 July, 2021

Can Jefferies deal help SMBC replicate Morgan Stanley-MUFG swagger?

Euromoney, July 15 2021 Two years of international expansion have concluded with a partnership and shareholding deal between […]
6 July, 2021

Fullerton deal a landmark for SMBC – and Japan

Euromoney, July 6 2021 No Japanese bank has had a shot at Indian retail before now. Could this […]
22 June, 2021

Shareholder revolt: Four issues at stake at the Toshiba AGM

Euromoney, June 22 2021 It is showtime. One year after Toshiba’s AGM triggered 12 months of shareholder revolt […]
10 May, 2021

Jarden-Nomura tie-up brings global reach to local boutique

Euromoney, May 10 2021 The partnership between Nomura and Jarden in Australia and New Zealand, announced on Monday, […]
27 April, 2021

Nomura: Okuda’s fine work undone by Archegos mess

Euromoney, April 27 2021 Kentaro Okuda had been delivering. Nomura was reporting strong and sustainable profits, with a […]