RECRUITS, RESIGNATIONS & RETIREMENTS – Citigroup have hired @Toby Ali from BAML to Co-Head their Leveraged Finance business in the EMEA regions. Ali will be working alongside Co-Head @Simon Francis, who joined the bank in April after leaving Credit Suisse. Both Ali and Francis report to @Philip Drury, the Head of Capital Markets Origination EMEA. Over at Deutsche Bank, they have lost their Chief US Economist @Joe LaVorgn. Those familiar with the matter, have said he has left to work elsewhere in the industry and his duties will be carried out by @Peter Hooper, a colleague who at worked alongside LaVorgn. Finally, Goldman Sachs has lost another veteran to retirement. Stephan Feldgoise, who was Co-Head of M&A in the Americas will join Stephen Pierce by resigning his position and hanging up his gloves to the City. Both men are set to officially retire on July 1st and take on less active rolls within GS. #SpartanInternational