KKR hires ex-Bolloré exec for Africa push

Latest sign of private equity firms wanting to expand on continent

Pension infrastructure plan raises £1bn

Original plans of Osborne’s scheme were to raise ‘up to £20bn’

Dan Schulman, president and CEO of Paypal
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Dan Schulman, PayPal: flip-flops or suit

The man who will lead the payments group after its eBay spin-off

Bond will return but at which studio?

Sony faces a battle to hold on to superspy’s licence as deal with MGM ends after Spectre

EU accounting rules could mask new crisis

Financial institutions have to guess likelihood of loan default

Executives fear asset management iTunes

Four-fifths of senior fund staff expect market to be disrupted

Warning on ‘excessive search for yield’

OECD cautions pension funds on aggressive shift into alternatives

Thiam set for ‘ruthless’ C Suisse review

New chief executive says basic economics will underpin strategy

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Hedge fund worker jailed for copying code

Ke Xu admitted accessing computer program for algorithms

Treasury considers pension tax shake-up

Providers alarmed at call to end upfront relief on contributions

Optimal expects go-ahead on Skrill dea

Online payments group eyes LSE listing with €1.1bn deal

Santander raises stake in US loans arm

Spanish bank paying almost $1bn to buy out co-founder

A metaphor du jour from Boris

George Soros’s birthday party, Ana Botin’s golfing prowess and feared short seller Daniel Yu

FCA: On the wrong side of the argument?

Chief executive Martin Wheatley’s tough approach may be out of fashion

Fosun bets on European property

Chinese group previously bought Club Med and Thomas Cook

Flow Traders: passive aggressive

A way for stock pickers to play passive investing

Complaints soar over data abuse

Information commissioner says nuisance calls from companies ‘making lives a misery’

US banks boost growth as Europe loses out

Trend illustrates how financial power is moving to Wall Street

US to test Dixons Carphone’s tech stamina

Honeybee software generates buzz in retail collaboration

European rules threaten market stability

Imposition of bank capital rules on market makers could undermine liquidity

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