People News: Moves at Wells Fargo, UBS, HighTower, Merrill Lynch

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HighTower Advisers poaches Merrill Lynch private bankers with more than $1 billion in assets. [Reuters]

Paulson, BlackRock, UBS hire UK mining analysts to boost industry coverage. [Bloomberg]

Keating Investments hires former Oppenheimer analyst to origination team. [Biz Journals]

Merrill Lynch hires six financial advisers in California, Pennsylvania, Texas. [Investment News]

Wells Fargo nabs Weissman, Eppler from Telemus Investment Brokers. [Investment News]

UBS advisers Wright and Murphy leave to join Wells Fargo wealth management unit. [Investment News]

Freedom Bank of Virginia promotes president Underhill to CEO. [Biz Journals]

Merrill Lynch global securities chief Mike Stewart to join UBS to co-head global equities. [Wall Street Journal]

Citigroup, Goldman Sachs CMBS traders leave amid challenging climate. [BusinessWeek]

Millennium hedge fund hires former Bank of America prop trading team. [Bloomberg]