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UKFI head of market investments quits

UK Financial Investments head of market investments John Compton has quit.

Compton joined UKFI in November 2008 from Merrill Lynch where he is currently managing director and head of equity capital markets for EMEA.

While at UKFI, Compton was responsible for the management of the Government’s shareholdings in those banks which subscribed to its recapitalisation scheme and which retain a stockmarket listing.

He was also be responsible for devising and executing a strategy for selling those stakes when appropriate.


PosSol sheds partners as it strives for quality

Positive Solutions says it lost a large number of poorly-performing partners in the last quarter, with total numbers dropping from 1,662 at the end of 2008 to 1,614 at the end of last year. Positive Solutions says the loss of 48 partners over the year was a result of the firm focusing its efforts on […]


More bad news for Keydata investors

Keydata’s administrator PriceWaterhouseCoopers has revealed that properties invested in by special purpose vehicle Hometrak SA are now in negative equity and it is unlikely the investment will be returned.


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