Hires at ABN AMRO

ABN AMRO has appointed James Courtnay as head of European high yield & leveraged finance. Courtenay will have dual responsibility for developing the bank’s European high yield business as well as leading its leveraged finance activities with the aim of creating an integrated platform to maximise ABN AMRO’s potential in the leveraged finance sector.

Courtenay was formerly a managing director at Bankers Trust with 17 years’ experience in the financial markets. At ABN AMRO he will report to Gavin Alexander, global head of structured capital in the bank’s financial markets business.