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. The European Commission has given the go-ahead to the merger of US chemical giants Dow Chemical and DuPont. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. EU regulators have blocked London Stock Exchange's £21bn merger with German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....71%. The rise came after EU regulators blocked London Stock Exchange's £21bn merger with German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. The £21bn merger between the London Stock Exchange and its German rival Deutsche Börse has fallen apart after it was blocked by the European commission on the day that Britain served notice on its EU membership. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The company said at the time that its board had decided to reject both offers because “neither reflected the underlying value of the Bovis business”. Talks with Redrow, which proposed a cash and share deal, were terminated, while discussions with Galliford, which proposed an all-share merger at 886p a share, carried on. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....If one can ignore that risk, the company’s early form is promising. Mullen reckons he can find another £35m of merger savings, on top of the original £65m. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Cool your jets, Michael O'Leary – Brexit unlikely to ground Ryanair | Nils Pratley image
.... Other people, like the five million citizens unsure of their right to remain, have bigger worries. Margrethe Vestager, the EU competition commissioner, is adamant: the decision to block the £21bn merger between the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse had nothing to do with Brexit. ...
London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse merger blocked by EU image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 09:58:06 AM
. The £21bn merger between the London Stock Exchange and its German rival Deutsche Börse has fallen apart after it was blocked by the European commission on the day that Britain served notice on its EU membership. ...
London Stock Exchange-Deutsche Boerse deal blocked by EU image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 09:24:57 AM
. EU regulators have blocked London Stock Exchange's £21bn merger with German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse. ...
Markets 'shrug off' Article 50 letter image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 07:29:56 AM
Tesco has settled with the SFO – but it faces more headaches ahead | Nils Pratley image
....If one can ignore that risk, the company’s early form is promising. Mullen reckons he can find another £35m of merger savings, on top of the original £65m. ...
Redrow walks away from Bovis takeover after offer is rejected image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:41:52 AM
....The company said at the time that its board had decided to reject both offers because “neither reflected the underlying value of the Bovis business”. Talks with Redrow, which proposed a cash and share deal, were terminated, while discussions with Galliford, which proposed an all-share merger at 886p a share, carried on. ...
Dow and Dupont merger gets EU go-ahead image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 12:10:59 PM
. The European Commission has given the go-ahead to the merger of US chemical giants Dow Chemical and DuPont. ...
Vodafone deal creates India mobile giant image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 05:09:56 AM
.... . Analysts say the merger was to fend off competition from a new operator - Reliance Jio. ...
Unilever is safe, but we need better defences against short-term capitalism image
.... But then they would have explained that their own fiduciary duties obliged them not to look gift horses in the mouth. In no time, Unilever’s shareholder register would have been populated by merger arbitrage funds. ...
Fox takeover bid for Sky to be reviewed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:37:23 AM
....The company said it was "confident" the takeover would be approved. Critics of the merger, which gives 21st Century Fox access to Sky's 22 million customers in Europe, fear it will mean Rupert Murdoch has too much control of the UK media. ...
UK government should help companies targeted by foreign bids, says Unilever image
....Greg Clark, the business secretary, said last month: “We have taken the opportunity to look at our arrangements to make sure they are kept up to date. We have said we would do that in the context of mergers, particularly if it relates to critical infrastructure, as outlined by the Hinkley Point C decision [to build a new nuclear power station with funding from China]. ...
Unilever chief calls for tougher takeover safeguards image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:14:02 PM
.... . The so-called "put up or shut up rule" was changed in 2011 by the Takeover Panel, the body which polices mergers and acquisitions, so that from the day a company announces it has received an approach, the business making the offer has 28 days to put forward a firm bid. ...
Seaton Delaval Coty closure could mean 400 jobs axed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 02:56:07 PM
....The factory will close by the end of 2018, subject to consultation and board approval. Coty said in a statement: "These proposals are the result of a detailed study of our expanded global manufacturing capacities and capabilities for each of our divisions following the merger with P&G Specialty Beauty brands and with the objective to enable our future growth. ...
Wood Group agrees takeover of rival Amec Foster Wheeler image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 08:32:01 AM
....The funds were due to be used to reduce its £1bn debt pile and for a reorganisation of the company. It was formed by the merger of Amec and American firm Foster Wheeler three years ago. ...
Bovis in talks with rival builder Galliford Try after rejecting £1bn offer image
. Troubled builder Bovis Homes is in talks with rival construction firm Galliford Try over a merger that would create one of Britain’s biggest housebuilders. ...
Bovis Homes rejects offers from Redrow and Galliford Try image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 12:09:00 PM
.... . Redrow said it subsequently made a merger proposal "which consisted of £1. ...
How free market helped big six energy firms to rack up huge profits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 12:05:09 AM
....It wouldn’t be the first government that has intervened in the energy market, but few have had much success. Gas and electricity companies have been able to compete for customers since 2001, after the old regional electricity boards were transformed into the big six through a series of mergers. ...
Forget the fuss – bumper paydays go on for UK's best-paid boss Sorrell | Nils Pratley image
....The head of equities has chosen to leave with immediate effect “to pursue other interests”, the usual shorthand companies use when there is more to the tale than they are willing to say. In this case, the obfuscation looks significant since Standard Life announced its £11bn “merger” with Aberdeen Asset Management only 48 hours earlier. ...
Brexit, airlines' worst fear, has become their preoccupation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 06:29:50 AM
....If there is no deal by the time it leaves the EU, the UK's ability to trade will be made significantly more difficult. Some suggest that International Airlines Group, which owns British Airways, could run into red tape; but IAG’s chief executive, Willie Walsh, insists that the group’s structures, dating from the merger of BA and the Spanish airline Iberia in 2011, are Brexit-proof. ...
From V-necks to handcuffs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 05:52:51 AM
....3m) to two non-profit foundations operated by Choi Soon-sil, a friend of Ms Park, in exchange for political support. Those favours are alleged to include backing for a controversial Samsung merger which paved the way for Mr Lee to become eventual head of the conglomerate, a deal that needed support from the national pension fund. ...
21st Century Fox rejects Sky takeover bid concerns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:59:32 AM
....Ms Bradley has been weighing up whether to refer the deal to Ofcom after warning it could pose "public interest considerations" that warranted further investigation. One concern is that the merger would give businessman Rupert Murdoch too much control over the British media landscape. ...
Standard Life's David Cumming to leave firm after 18 years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 03:26:10 PM
.... Stan Pearson, head of European equities, is becoming acting head of equities while Andrew Millington, director of equity research, becomes acting head of UK equities. When the merger was announced on Monday, it was revealed that lock-in deals would be offered to try to stop top staff defecting – even though other jobs were expected to be cut as the enlarged group attempted to save £200m in costs a year. ...
FTSE 100 dragged lower as Paddy Power Betfair shares fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 09:33:52 AM
....55bn last year, with underlying operating profit jumping 44% to £330m. But after the costs of last year's merger between Paddy Power and Betfair were taken into account the company reported a loss of £5. ...
Standard Life's Aberdeen deal means job losses – but avoids US takeover image
....Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen Asset Management, we thought, only had eyes for American suitors. He has been singing for ages about the appeal of the US, home of vast piles of investment cash, and he was an admirer of Anglo-Australian manager Henderson’s “clever” merger with Janus Capital of the US. ...
FTSE 100 down despite Standard Life boost image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 09:00:40 AM
. The London stock market closed lower as falling mining shares outweighed news of a fund management merger. ...
Standard Life and Aberdeen seek to tie in key staff in £11bn merger image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 08:06:34 AM
....Both businesses are key to Scotland’s financial services industry, which has been facing questions about its future following Brexit. The Scottish government has been in contact with both companies and said this would continue as “the merger progresses to discuss employment and investment in Scotland”. ...
Standard Life  and Aberdeen Asset Management confirm merger talks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 05:57:06 PM
. Hundreds of jobs could be cut if an £11bn merger of two of Scotland’s biggest companies – Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management – goes ahead. ...
Standard Life and Aberdeen in talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 05:42:59 PM
. Fund managers Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life have confirmed they are holding talks about a possible all-share merger. ...
UK culture secretary 'minded to' refer Sky takeover to Ofcom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:17:29 PM
....“To be clear – I have not taken a final decision on intervention at this stage. In line with the guidance that applies to my quasi-judicial role I am inviting written representations from the parties and will aim to come to a final decision on whether to intervene in the merger within 10 working days of today’s notification. ...
LSE chief says he'll stay as EU looks set to block Deutsche Börse merger image
....Xavier Rolet had been expected to step aside to allow his counterpart at Deutsche Börse to take the helm of the combined entity when the deal is completed. However, the tie-up was thrown into doubt on Sunday when the LSE stunned the City by announcing the European commission was “unlikely to provide clearance for the merger” after imposing a demand that the exchange sell its Italian trading arm MTS to ease competition concerns. ...
London Stock Exchange 'working hard' on Deutsche Boerse merger image
. The London Stock Exchange has said it is continuing to "work hard" on its planned merger with Deutsche Boerse. ...
Murdoch's 21st Century Fox bid for Sky should be rejected, minister told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 09:38:50 AM
....Given that James Murdoch is the chairman of Sky, Fox supporters believe there are no grounds for such a test. The report, Consolidating Control: the Fox/News merger and news plurality in the UK, also raises concerns about the “editorial independence of Sky News, one of only two British television news channels with an average monthly audience reach of 10 million”. ...
Samsung's acting head indicted on bribery charges as scandal grows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 10:22:14 AM
.... It is also accused of separately giving Choi millions of euros to fund her daughter’s equestrian training in Germany. In return, Lee allegedly sought government approval for the contentious $8bn merger of two Samsung affiliates in 2015 – a move that would smooth his path to the top of the entire Samsung group. ...
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to be indicted on bribery charges image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 07:14:00 AM
.... They alleged this was done to win government support for a big restructuring of Samsung that would help a smooth leadership transition in favour of Mr Lee, who is standing in as chairman for his ill father, Lee Kun-hee. The controversial merger required support from the national pension fund - the allegation is that this support was granted in return for the donations. ...
Theresa May must block London Stock Exchange bids until after Brexit | Nils Pratley image
.... If you want to proceed, Vestager said, the LSE must sell MTS, the Italy-based electronic platform for trading government bonds. Italian regulators hated the idea that their local assets could be carved up to facilitate a predominantly Anglo-German merger, thus the LSE couldn’t possibly comply. ...
LSE/Deutsche Börse merger on brink of failure over EU demand image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 01:58:11 AM
. A controversial £24bn tie-up between the London Stock Exchange and its German counterpart Deutsche Börse is on the brink of failure after a last-minute demand from Brussels appeared to scupper the year-long merger effort. ...
London Stock Exchange/Deutsche Boerse merger in doubt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 11:27:20 PM
....The 29bn euro (£24. 5bn) merger of the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse could collapse after the LSE said the deal was unlikely to be approved by the European Commission. ...
Former IMF chief gets four years in jail for embezzlement in Spain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 04:40:36 PM
.... Blesa was given a six-year prison sentence on Thursday. It had been alleged that Rato replicated the system when he took charge of Bankia, a group that arose out of the merger of Caja Madrid with six other savings banks. ...
UK plans draft response to foreign takeovers after failed Unilever bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:07:18 PM
....Clark said: “We have taken the opportunity to look at our arrangements to make sure they are kept up to date. We have said we would do that in the context of mergers, particularly if it relates to critical infrastructure, as outlined by the Hinkley Point C decision. ...
How Unilever foiled Kraft Heinz's £115bn takeover bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 07:15:00 PM
....Such a swift withdrawal is unheard of for Lemann and Buffett, neither of whom are accustomed to tasting defeat in a major bid battle. Lemann’s Brazilian buyout house 3G was instrumental in securing brewer ABInBev’s takeover of SABMiller, while Buffett – often dubbed the Sage of Omaha for his deal-making prowess – was among the masterminds behind Kraft’s merger with Heinz in 2015. ...
Co-op Bank is up for sale – is it time to leave? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 07:00:33 AM
....”. Fensom points out how, in the wake of its disastrous merger with Britannia building society and near financial collapse, the bank asked members about revising its ethical policy – and the response was that customers wanted a strengthening, not weakening, of its ethical stance. ...
Unilever to mount fierce defence against Kraft Heinz after rejecting £115bn offer image
....Unilever is expected to warn investors that Kraft would load up the company with debt to fuel growth while slashing costs, hindering investment in premium brands such as Dove soaps and Magnum ice cream. Kraft’s second-largest shareholder, 3G, is famed for boosting returns through aggressive cost-cutting including heavy job losses, a strategy it has deployed at beer firm ABInBev and has also pursued since the merger with Heinz. ...
Samsung head arrested over South Korean Choi-gate corruption scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 12:27:38 AM
.... The firm – the single biggest donor to the foundations – is also accused of separately giving millions of euros to Choi to fund her daughter’s equestrian training in Germany. In return, Lee allegedly sought government approval for the controversial $8bn merger of two Samsung affiliates in 2015 – a move that would smooth his path to the top of the entire Samsung group. ...
Heineken may not refresh the pubs other beers could reach, landlords fear image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 09:23:59 AM
.... The Competition and Markets Authority said it would assess whether the Heineken deal could reduce competition and choice for customers. If the CMA finds this to be the case, it will launch an in-depth merger investigation, which could last up to 24 weeks, unless the two firms address any competition concerns. ...
The Co-op Bank is the new Bradford & Bingley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 02:34:40 PM
....4 million current account holders, and a now half-decent mortgage book – have value. The bad bits – the remaining toxic loans (much of them acquired from the disastrous merger with Britannia building society) – will have to be run off. ...
For sale: Co-op Bank looks for buyers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 08:05:49 AM
....Liam Coleman, the chief executive, said it was “business as usual” for customers – which have fallen in number by 700,000 since the problems emerged. He said the turnaround plan had been slowed bylow interest rates and the “sheer scale” of the transformation, in part required after the bank’s merger with the Britannia Building Society just as the financial crisis started. ...
Housing association agrees to buy back homes on 'substandard' development image
.... Local people are also concerned about alleged high levels of methane and hydrogen sulphide, which some claim may have had a direct impact on their health. The Clarion Group was founded in November last year, after a merger between the Circle Housing Group – which was responsible for Orchard Village, as well as around 63,000 other homes in London and across England – and the Affinity Sutton housing association. ...
War of convenience as supermarket chains take on small stores image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of February 2017 04:00:33 PM
....In 2012, Costcutter’s attempt to buy Scunthorpe-based Nisa, which has more than 1,000 stores in its network, was rejected. More recently Nisa has been linked to merger talks with cash-and-carry group Bestway. ...
Deutsche Börse chief probed over €4.5m share deals ahead of LSE merger talks image
. German prosecutors have raided the Frankfurt apartment of Deutsche Börse chief executive Carsten Kengeter and the company’s offices amid a probe into suspected insider share dealing ahead of the group’s planned merger with the London Stock Exchange. ...
TalkTalk hoping for rapid results as Dunstone gets his hands dirty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:29:32 PM
.... In 2004, on the day after the £3bn purchase of Safeway, he strode into his new acquisition’s head office and ignored standard pleasantries. “This is not a merger, it’s a takeover,” he declared. ...
Sir Ken Morrison obituary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 04:45:07 PM
.... Morrison then compounded the problem. On the day of the deal, he assembled Safeway’s senior executives and told them that this was not a merger, it was a takeover. ...
Steelworkers to vote on Port Talbot rescue plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 02:08:58 PM
....The trade unions Unite, GMB and Community have recommended that workers vote in favour of the proposals, but they could still be rejected given the changes to the pension scheme. If the rescue package is approved then Tata Steel will look to complete a merger of its European operations with ThyssenKrupp, the German industrial conglomerate. ...
After the Italian job, BT boss must make sure success doesn’t blow up in his face image
....Taking out a proper challenger to the big four on the high street is not easy to advocate, but in this instance it could be the best and fastest way to rejuvenate a once-proud, ambitious and important high-street lender. What exactly does it mean to be the UK’s leading food business? It is a question that Tesco and Booker shareholders should be thinking about carefully now that their companies have agreed to a merger. ...
How buying a Bovis home came with hundreds of snags image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 07:00:48 AM
....The firm blamed operational issues when it admitted that it would complete about 180 fewer homes than expected in 2016. One of its top shareholders, Schroders, is reportedly pushing for a £5bn merger with its bigger housebuilding rival, the Berkeley Group. ...
Why is Tesco buying Budgens' owner – and will it affect shoppers? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of January 2017 02:12:27 PM
....• If the deal goes through Tesco will have access to more than 5,000 corner shops where customers can pick up goods ordered online or access Tesco services such as banking and its mobile phone network. • The merger will give it more clout with suppliers and cut costs by merging distribution and other operations. ...
Frankfurt prepares for Brexit bankers: 'Maybe our city will change them' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of January 2017 07:15:19 AM
....Frankfurt is the cocaine capital of Germany, with an important electronic music scene. A recent research paper by Prof Dirk Schiereck of the Technical University in Darmstadt concluded that the merger between the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse (which commissioned the paper) increases the probability of Frankfurt securing a large chunk of post-Brexit spoils. ...
Paddy Power Betfair takes £5m hit from Trump election win image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 12:30:32 PM
....That meant big returns for punters who believed all along that he had a chance. Created last year by the merger of Paddy Power and Betfair, the group also suffered a £35m hit from “customer friendly” sports results towards the end of 2016. ...
South Korean court refuses arrest warrant for Samsung boss image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 05:37:18 AM
....6m in bribes to Choi. In return, he allegedly sought government approval for the controversial 2015 merger of two Samsung affiliates – a move that would smooth his path to the top of the Samsung group. ...
Samsung boss faces arrest as South Korea corruption scandal grows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 06:18:48 AM
....Lee was questioned for 22 hours at the end of last week, as he became the latest high-profile name to be sucked into a corruption scandal that could see Park become South Korea’s first democratically elected president to be forced out of office. Prosecutors are trying to establish if the money Samsung paid Choi was connected to a 2015 decision by the National Pension Service (NPS) to approve a controversial $8bn merger of two Samsung group affiliates. ...
Samsung boss questioned in South Korea corruption probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 02:13:29 AM
....The firm is accused of giving donations to several non-profit foundations operated by Choi Soon-sil, a confidante of President Park Geun-hye. The donations were allegedly made in exchange for political support of a controversial merger. ...
South Korea scandal: Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong a suspect image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 07:33:51 AM
....The firm is accused of giving donations to non-profit foundations operated by Choi Soon-sil, a confidante of President Park Geun-hye. The donations were allegedly made in exchange for political support of a controversial merger. ...
Trinity Mirror confirms talks with Richard Desmond's Express Group image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 09:26:23 PM
.... The negotiations fizzled out, however, over disagreements about price and the pension deficit at Desmond’s paper. Negotiations, which are thought to have started late last year, are focused on a potential merger of back office and sales operations to make significant savings. ...
William Hill profits hit by 'customer friendly' results image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 08:20:03 AM
....Its previous chief executive was ousted in July after a string of profit warnings. William Hill has been the subject of much merger speculation. ...
Samsung execs quizzed over government corruption scandal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 03:29:40 AM
.... . The donations were allegedly given in exchange for political support of a controversial merger. ...
Global car industry worries about the new warning signs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 10:32:43 AM
....Tech giants Manufacturers are spending billions on cleaner engines and electric or digitally connected vehicles, offsetting that cost by working more with tech firms. Consolidation has traditionally meant mergers or alliances between carmakers, but speculation that Apple might take a stake in McLaren points to another path. ...
Mastercard's Vocalink buyout questioned by CMA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 08:22:09 AM
....The CMA said Mastercard and Vocalink were two of the three most credible suppliers of services to Link. As a result, a merger would reduce the number of possible bidders the next time a service provider is chosen. ...
LSE to sell French clearing arm to ease Deutsche Börse merger image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 07:59:44 AM
....The London Stock Exchange Group is to sell its 50% stake in the French clearing arm of LCH to Euronext in a €510m (£433m) deal. LSE Group has sold its stake in LCH SA to the European Exchanges operator in a move to try to see off anti-trust concerns raised by the European commission over its proposed £21bn mega-merger with Deutsche Börse. ...
European shares hit highs as manufacturing sectors grow image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 2nd of January 2017 12:16:36 PM
.... The Italian banking index rose about 2%, supported by a 9% jump in Banco BPM on the first day of trading for the newly merged bank. Banco BPM said on Monday that the new lender, created after a merger between Banco Popolare and BPM, started with a share capital of €7. ...
UK firms' finance bosses say uncertainty is 'new normal' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 12:10:57 AM
.... . About 48% also expect hiring and mergers and acquisition activity to slow down. ...
US cyber fraud: Three men accused of $4m insider deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 08:52:27 AM
. Three Chinese citizens accused of hacking into computers of American law firms advising on company mergers have been charged with multi-million dollar cyber fraud in New York. ...
South Korea pension fund head arrested in scandal probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 06:21:02 AM
....In the latest arrest, investigators are looking into NPS's support of an $8bn (£6. 5bn) merger between two Samsung Group affiliates and whether Mr Moon used his influence as health minister at the time, to pressure it to back the deal. ...
Brexit, strikes and pay revolts: the year in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 06:00:27 AM
China to rein in outward investment as domestic growth stalls image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 03:54:56 PM
....He said the government would “promote the healthy and orderly development of outbound investment and cooperation in 2017”, in remarks at a conference that were published on the commerce ministry’s website. In November it was reported that China was preparing a clampdown on non-Chinese mergers and acquisitions. ...

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