Fleming has appointed Michael Daniels as an income equity specialist in its UK and European equity research team. He previously spent 12 years with Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. Jacobo Pascual has been appointed head of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson's recently established Iberian equities business in Madrid. He joins from BSCH, where he was head of research and co-head of international sales. Gareth Price Jones, rated the number one technology analyst by Extel, has joined Schroders from Morgan Stanley. He will report to Lionel Rayon, head of the technology team. HSBC has appointed Jean-Pierre Lambert from Dresdner Kleinwort Benson to handle its banking sector research in Central and Eastern Europe, Greece and Turkey. HSBC's emerging Europe team has also hired ING Barings' Christopher Chew, who joins as a utilities and energy analyst. Both will be based in London and report to Gordon Muir-Carby, head of emerging European Research. James Alexander, Piers Brown and Alex Potter have been appointed as banking analysts at Commerzbank in London. Alexander and Potter join from Banque National de Paris and Brown from Rabobank. Lionel Wilson and Peter Wyatt have been appointed as analysts at Nomura. Wilson joins from Townsley & Co as a pan-European healthcare and medical devices specialist. Wyatt, who covers large and mid-cap technology stocks, was previously at Credit Lyonnais Laing. Ralf Nachtigall has joined Merrill Lynch's equity capital markets division in London and will take responsibility for origination in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. He joins from Paribas and will report to Brad England and Dante Roscini, co-heads of equity capital markets for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Christophe Chazot has been appointed head of equity derivatives trading and sales at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. Based in London, Chazot will report to Roselly Ramseyer-Torres, global head of equity derivatives. He joins from Bankers Trust, where he was joint global head of forex options and head of equity derivatives structuring and exotics.