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Berenberg hires M&A head from Peel Hunt in fresh push for new business

The German bank has hired five from broking rivals after reshaping its business last year

Berenberg retains one of the largest stables of research analysts in the City, with a team of around 75 people

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German bank Berenberg has hired a head of M&A to lead a push into a new business line as part of a series of recruits as it rebuilds its City operation after job cuts last year.

Miles Cox, a partner in the M&A division at rival Peel Hunt, is joining Berenberg in the newly-created role of head of M&A, a spokesperson for the bank confirmed to Financial News.