PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - May 23
May 23 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* Robert Hyer joins from Greenhill to head group
* Bruce Urbanek also joins group
NEW YORK, March 10 Investment bank Houlihan Lokey said on Wednesday veteran dealmaker Robert Hyer joined the firm from Greenhill & Co (GHL.N) to head a new practice focusing on companies in the financial technology industry.
Hyer, a 23-year investment banking veteran, will be joined by Bruce Urbanek, a financial technology specialist formerly with Goldman Sachs (GS.N) and Citigroup (C.N).
Hyer's deals include advising private equity firm KKR [KKR.UL] on its $27 billion acquisition of First Data, and Ceridian in its proxy defense and $5.2 billion sale to TH Lee [THL.UL], it said.
Hyer also spent nine years at Citigroup, where he established the bank's global electronic services group, it said. (Reporting by Paritosh Bansal)
NEW YORK, May 22 Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended that owners of CSX Corp stock vote in favor of an $84 million payment related to the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer Hunter Harrison.
NEW YORK, May 22 Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended that owners of CSX Corp. stock vote in favor of an $84 million payment related to the appointment of new CEO Hunter Harrison.