Schroders PLC (SDR.L)
* First quarter of new, shortened report from company (Adds analyst quote, share price reaction, background)
* Deal expected to close in second half of 2017 (Adds detail from statement, CEO quote, background, bullet points)
LONDON, April 20 British asset manager Schroders said on Thursday it had agreed to buy Swiss-based private equity firm Adveq for an undisclosed sum, as part of efforts to grow its private assets business.
April 19 Asset management company Schroders Plc made two hires to its fixed income team, appointing Jean-Christophe Alario as a quantitative analyst and Marcus Jennings as a strategist.
NEW YORK, April 7 Foreign exchange strategists expect the Mexican peso to retreat over the next six months, but many fund managers remain bullish, saying the currency is undervalued.
LONDON, April 3 Top-10 Tesco shareholder Magellan Financial Group said on Monday it had some concerns about the firm's 3.7 billion pound ($4.63 billion) takeover of British wholesaler Booker, but was "strongly supportive" of the firm's management.
* Old Mutual, Schroders, Prudential go ex-div (Adds details, closing prices)
* Deal faces regulatory scrutiny (Adds detail, background, shares)
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Investors, regulators, customers – everyone wants a piece of Tesco. The UK supermarket chain has come under fire from two big shareholders over what they see as a distracting, expensive takeover of wholesaler Booker Group. A financial regulator has used Tesco to experiment with compensating victims of market abuse. And customers just want ever-lower prices, as always. This last challenge is the one that could really knock things off course.
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