Bank of America announced three additions to its asset-backed securities team in London last week. Adam MacDonald, previously part of UBS's European securitization team, has joined as head of corporate securitization, Paul Wilde has joined as the head of U.K. financial institutions group securitization and Barry Hunter joined as an ABS structurer. Wilde was most recently head of corporate treasury at Egg plc where he led the development of several securitization programs and Hunter joins BofA from Amethyst Corporate Finance. The three men will report to Steve Skerrett, head of ABS origination for EMEA.
BNP Paribas announced last week the appointment of Brian Jalazo as head of corporate derivatives marketing in the U.S. In this newly created position, Jalazo, a managing director, will report to Jim Turner, head of debt capital markets for North America. Before joining BNP Paribas in 2001, as a senior member of the corporate derivatives team, Jalazo worked at Barclays Capital and Deutsche Bank.