Barclays Plc, the U.K.’s second- largest lender by assets, appointed John Miller to the newly created role of head of banking for the Americas and named Paul Parker to oversee mergers and acquisitions globally.
A bald man in a tuxedo walked into Manhattan’s St. Regis Hotel , muttered to a uniformed attendant and was ushered to an elevator. A woman in a fur hat the size of a lampshade followed, then a man in a topcoat, who licked his lips as he walked under a ceiling painted with naked cherubs.
While the proposed takeovers of Dell Inc. and H.J. Heinz Co. dominated headlines in the first quarter, global dealmaking stumbled, with March on track to be the worst month for mergers in more than three years.
On today's "Chart Attack" Barclays' Paul Parker and Bloomberg's Adam Johnson report on global trends in mergers and acquisitions. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)