Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN.S)
FRANKFURT Industrial gases group Linde has cut the approval threshold and extended a deadline for accepting its $80 billion tie-up with Praxair , while pushing on with plans to get a green light from regulators.
* Divestitures worth up to 7.5 bln euros next step -sources (Adds details, background)
* RBR CEO says trying to raise at least $1 bln to buy more shares
SYDNEY Global miner Rio Tinto has opened its books to more than a half-dozen potential buyers of its remaining two Australian coal mines as it winds down the sales process, two people familiar with the sale process said on Friday.
* Sale seen fetching around $2 bln - sources (Adds analyst comment, industry context)
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Oct 19 Credit Suisse Group AG has appointed David Hammond and Spyros Svoronos as Americas co-heads of its global industrials investment banking and capital markets group, according to an internal memo sent by the investment bank and seen by Reuters.
* Credit Suisse management thinks projections misleading - source (Adds detail from presentation, source close to Credit Suisse)
ZURICH, Oct 19 Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors wants Credit Suisse to float its asset management business and investment bank, according to a presentation reviewed by Reuters.
ZURICH, Oct 18 The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening 0.1 percent higher at 0.1 points on Wednesday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer .