• Banks, CSFB, Goldman Sachs, JPMorganChase, Lehman, Morgan Stanley, Sports

    See Banker Run

    The JPMorgan Corporate Challenge kicks off tonight in Central Park at 7:00pm with the first of two 3.5 mile races. The event, which started in New York in 1977, is now held in 12 cities on five continents with over 200,000 participants from 7,000 organizations. The banks make up a large portion of the 15,000 […]

    / Jun 20, 2007 at 12:07 PM
  • Banks, Brady Dougan, CSFB

    Credit Suisse Now Brady’s Bunch

    Brady Dougan takes over Credit Suisse today, becoming the Swiss bank’s fourth CEO in the last 10 years, and the first one to succeed peacefully and not from someone getting ousted. Dougan, former head of the investment banking division, is the first American to hold the position. When former CEO Oswald Gruebel handed Dougan the […]

    / May 4, 2007 at 8:34 AM
  • CSFB

    Bostonian Bloodletting?

    As previously mentioned, newly appointed NYSE president and co-COO Duncan Niederauer “don’t want no Vinnys handling my money.” But the guy never said anything about having a problem with “five guys named Seamus” executing his trades (which, we have to say, doesn’t happen enough). In fact, we’ve heard he thinks the luck o’ the Irish […]

    / Mar 9, 2007 at 11:44 AM
  • Banks, Business Media, CEO, CEOs, Credit Suisse, CSFB, Roundups

    Who Is Brady Dougan? Marathons, Diet Soda, America, Cross-Dressing and Derivatives. A DealBreaker Media Roundup

    It’s now been a full day since Credit Suisse announced it had tapped American Brady Dougan to be its next chief executive. Everyone’s been scrambling to figure out just who this Dougan fellow is and what it means. Fortunately, DealBreaker spent our morning scouring the business media for news, insights and colorful stories so you […]

    / Feb 16, 2007 at 11:27 AM
  • CSFB, Holiday Party

    The Ghosts Of Holiday Parties Past

    We’ve been getting some good reports of holiday parties, and today’s best came in the comments to our item this morning asking for more information about this years parties. Go ahead and leave more like this, or email your stories to tips@dealbreaker.com. The best stories will be promoted from comments into full DealBreaker posts. So, […]

    / Dec 12, 2006 at 3:39 PM
  • CSFB

    DEALBREAKER BREAKING NEWS: Credit Suisse Cost Cutting: Buyside US Hiring Freeze?

    Even as analysts say that many Wall Street firms are hiring in an attempt to add more depth to their still post-bubble-bust-depleted ranks, buyside bankers at Credit Suisse’s received a memorandum today announcing a hiring freeze in the US, according to a source at the Swiss bank. Buyside bankers at Credit Suisse were told there […]

    / Nov 7, 2006 at 2:26 PM
  • CSFB, Earnings Reports

    Credit Suisse Does Better Than Expected In Q3, So Is The Bonus Panic Over?

    Credit Suisse bankers breathed a sigh of relief today as the third quarter numbers announced by the bank came in better than expected and seemed to dismiss fears that had circulated around the bank that it had suffered up to $900 million in trading losses. The Swiss bank said today that net revenues in its […]

    / Nov 2, 2006 at 9:31 AM
  • bonuses, CSFB

    Bonus Panic! More Credit Suisse Rumors

    How bad have the losses from derivatives trading hurt Credit Suisse? That’s the question that is making the rounds at the Swiss bank, as hard working bankers fret that their year-end bonuses might be hurt. You know all that from our item this morning. Now an additional source at Credit Suisse has told DealBreaker that […]

    / Oct 27, 2006 at 4:16 PM
  • CSFB

    Bonus Panic at Credit Suisse

    Employees of Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse are worried their bonuses might be affected by outsized losses the firm has suffered. A source within the bank confirmed to DealBreaker that gossip mongers within the firm are saying that losses from derivatives trading may be twice as high as the $120 million previously reported by Bloomberg. […]

    / Oct 27, 2006 at 10:04 AM
  • Aleksey Vayner, Banks, CSFB

    Did Aleksey Vayner Score An Interview At Credit Suisse?

    We know! We know! We promised no more daily Aleksey updates. But we’ve actually got news today! We’re hearing that Aleksey Vayner was spotted interviewing at Credit Suisse. One of our commenters noted that some other Yale students interviewing at Credit Suisse claim to have seen the viral video sensation at the investment bank. A […]

    / Oct 13, 2006 at 3:08 PM
  • Analysts, banking culture, CSFB, music, Semi-conductors

    CSFB’s Very Own Eminem: Analyst Karaoke

    Meet Mike Masdea, a well-respected semi-conductor analyst at Credit Suisse in San Francisco. Recently it seems* Mike decided to add a little color to the blast voicemails the bank sends out to institutional clients with market recommendations. And by color we mean making his recommendation in the form of a version of Eminem’s “Lose Yourself.” […]

    / Aug 29, 2006 at 12:18 PM
  • CSFB

    Quattrone Conviction Overturned

    In the now infamous words (or emailed acronyms, rather) of leaky-Chinese-Wall poster boy Frank Quattrone: NFW!!!: A federal appeals court on Monday threw out the conviction of former investment banker Frank Quattrone, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Note that this is happening approximately 16 months into an what would have been an 18 month […]

    / Mar 20, 2006 at 3:41 PM

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