Caixabank SA (CABK.MC)
* Said on Thursday that its board of directors considers Caixabank's takeover bid timely and friendly as it enhances BPI's capacity to face challenges and opportunities of the banking sector
MADRID Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim bought into a 1.3-billion-euro ($1.46 billion) share sale launched by Caixabank on Thursday through his financial firm Inbursa , a source with knowledge of the operation said on Friday.
MADRID, Sept 23 Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim bought into a 1.3-billion-euro ($1.46 billion) share sale launched by Caixabank on Thursday through his financial firm Inbursa, a source with knowledge of the operation said on Friday.
* Caixabank shares extend fall to 3.2 percent in early morning trade to 2.27 euros after selling shares worth 1.32 billion euros ($1.5 billion) at 2.26 euros on Thursday in an accelerated share sale. Further company coverage: ($1 = 0.8920 euros) (Reporting By Sonya Dowsett; Editing by Jose Elias Rodriguez)
Sept 23 Comision Nacional del Mercado de Valores:
MADRID, Sept 22 Caixabank sold shares worth 1.32 billion euros ($1.48 billion) on Thursday in an accelerated share sale to boost its capital reserves for its takeover bid for Portugal's Banco BPI
* Says has sold shares at 2.26 euros ($2.53) in an accelerated share sale of its treasury stock worth 1.32 billion euros
MADRID, Sept 22 Spain's Caixabank said on Thursday it would launch a share sale of 9.9 percent of its capital to boost its capital ratios in light of its bid on Wednesday for Portugal's Banco BPI.
* Says to pay out a dividend of 0.03 euro ($0.0337) per share gross on Sep. 30
MADRID, Sept 22 Trading in shares of Spain's Caixabank was suspended on Thursday following a Bloomberg report that the lender could issue shares to finance its takeover offer for Portuguese peer BPI.