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01 04 2001

?Roderick L. Fraser, formerly Managing Director and Head of Oil & Gas for Latin America at JP Morgan Chase, has joined WestLB as Managing Director responsible for Oil & Gas Americas. Fraser will report directly to Manfred Knoll, Regional Head, Structured Finance Americas. Fraser plans to focus on project related capital raising and advisory activities, highly structured debt products and M&A advisory and related acquisition finance. ?Ahead of its merger with The Sakura Bank on 1 April 2001, Sumitomo Bank has moved its offices in Singapore to the Centennial Tower. ?Paisner & Co. and Berwin Leighton have announced their merger, effective from 1 May 2001 when they will be known as Berwin Leighton Paisner. Neville Eisnenberg will be the firm's managing partner and Harold Paisner a senior partner. ?Will Corkill is to become ABN Amro's first marketing analyst in a team of specialist client managers designed to bring best client service to the Australian equities market. Corkill comes from Wine Planet and will be analyst for the telecommunications, media and technology sectors. ?With the recent acquisition of the businesses of Capita in Prague and Bratislava, EC Harris has expanded its presence in Central Europe. The Prague office will be headed up by Steve Tennant and Jan Sefranek. ?Unite is to open a fourth UK...