On his first day as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in 1999, Phil Jackson pulled Shaquille O’Neal aside and offered him a deal. Do it my way, Jackson said, and I guarantee that you’ll win the National Basketball Association’s Most Valuable Player award. If you don’t, enjoy free rein on the court.
RBC Capital Markets, the investment- banking unit of Royal Bank of Canada, named former Barclays Capital executive Michael Goldberg a managing director and co- head of its U.S. equity-capital markets group.
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. plans to invest in South American wind farms and hydroelectric plants to benefit from a burgeoning middle class after raising $7 billion in the world’s second-biggest infrastructure fund.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP opened a Washington office with two new partners, national security lawyer Christopher Griner and Robert E. Plaze, former deputy director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s division of investment management.