PF Archive

People & Places

01 05 2001

? Guy Cirincione has left Credit Suisse First Boston to join Dexia Credit Local in New York, where he assumes the title of senior vice-president and head of project finance. Cirincione, the man behind the CSFB collateralised loan obligation deals, replaces Rob Sloan, who left in January, and reports to Marc Brugiere. ? Bank of America has released details of the restructuring of its project finance activities, which has been marked by the departures of San Francisco head Rick Simonson and London head Kit Beer. Most of the personnel from the unit have been dispersed around syndicated finance, under which project lending now comes, relationship management and M&A, although many from the Charlotte team have moved across town to Duke Capital Partners. Key figures at the Bank are now Brian Goldtsein, global power head, and Parker Knight, head of syndicated finance. Syndications wizards Al Bacchi (US) and William Bishop (London) remain in place. ? Luca Bertacchi has joined Fortis Bank as manager in the italian branch of the energy group. Based in Milan he will report to Giankluca Spani, head of energy Italy. Luca joins from Edison where he spent the last four years in the businesss development department. ? Jesús Puy has joined Financial Security Assurance (U.K.) Limited (FSA) as director-Madrid. Puy joins FSA from Caja Madrid, Banca de Negocios, where he...