(Bloomberg) -- German startup Everphone GmbH, which lends and refurbishes phones for businesses, has been valued at $170 million in a funding round its founder hopes will put it on the route to an initial public offering. Most Read from BloombergThe Hot New Trend For Hedge Funds Is—Finally—Female FoundersAutomating the War on Noise Pollution‘Ghost Signs’ Haunt London’s Reviving NeighborhoodsThe Berlin-based startup, founded in 2016, said it raised $65 million in equity and $135 million in debt i
U.S. investment bank Jefferies has snapped up Deutsche Bank's M&A head in Iberia, Andres Gutierrez, as its new investment banking boss for the region as it seeks to bolster its presence across Europe, a source told Reuters. Jefferies has also poached Deutsche Bank's vice president Santiago Garcia Linares as a director in its Madrid office, the source said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Gutierrez and Garcia Linares will join Jefferies in mid-December and will focus on advising infrastructure clients among others, the source said.
(Bloomberg) -- HSBC Holdings Plc hired Deutsche Bank AG’s South Africa country head Muneer Ismail to run its operations in the country. Most Read from BloombergBillionaire Family Feud Puts a Century-Old Business Empire in JeopardyAn Arab City’s Booming Art Scene Is Also a Grab at Soft PowerAsia’s Richest Man Looks to Walton Family Playbook on SuccessionThe 24-Year-Old Aiming to Dethrone Victoria’s SecretThe Winners and Losers From a Year of Ranking Covid ResilienceHe started in his Johannesburg-