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SBI Holdings to transfer all shares in Morningstar Japan KK to subsidiary

Friday, 27 Nov 2015 01:30am EST

SBI Holdings Inc:To transfer all 40,466,100 shares in Morningstar Japan KK held by the company to the company's Tokyo-based wholly owned subsidiary engaged in asset management service business.Stock held by the company in Morningstar Japan KK down to 0 shares from 40,466,100 shares.

BTG Pactual Participations Ltd - Brazilian police arrest top senator, BTG Pactual CEO - sources - Reuters

Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 06:46am EST

BTG Pactual Participations Ltd:Brazilian police arrested the government's leader in the Senate and the chief executive of investment bank Grupo BTG Pactual SA on Wednesday on suspicion of obstructing an investigation into corruption at the state-run oil company Petrobras, police and other sources said - RTRS.André Esteves, the CEO and controlling shareholder of BTG Pactual SA, was arrested at his home in Rio de Janeiro, one source said. Documents were seized from his home and the bank's headquarters in São Paulo, said another source, who requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue - RTRS.In Brasilia, the police also arrested ruling Workers' Party senator Delcidio Amaral, a veteran lawmaker who is close to former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva - RTRS.Brazil's Supreme Court authorized the arrests after prosecutors presented evidence they had interfered with the investigation into kickbacks and bribes paid from contracts with Petroleo Brasileiro SA, a court spokesperson said - RTRS.Esteves' arrest was made on a temporary basis, the first source said, without elaborating. The bank did not immediately comment - RTRS.Esteves, a 47-year-old billionaire, has steered BTG Pactual through turbulent times in Brazilian capital markets as the economy plunged into its worst recession in a quarter of a century - RTRS.In recent years he has also ramped up bets in riskier investments such as U.S. mortgages, global credit and emerging market assets - RTRS.

Credit Suisse Group AG says entity gets civil investigative demands from DOJ - Reuters

Monday, 23 Nov 2015 04:42am EST

Credit Suisse Group AG:A Credit Suisse entity has received civil investigative demands from the U.S Department of Justice over matters related to credit default swaps, the Swiss lender said in a prospectus for a share sale released on Monday - RTRS.It gave no further details. A spokeswoman said it had revealed the request in its 2014 annual report - RTRS.It reiterated that Credit Suisse and other defendants in September had executed agreements to settle U.S. class-action lawsuits alleging violations of price-fixing related to credit default swaps. These agreements still required final court approval, it said - RTRS.

Intercontinental Exchange prices $2.5 billion in senior notes

Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 04:46pm EST

Intercontinental Exchange Inc:Announced that it priced an underwritten public offering of $2.5 billion in new senior notes.Senior notes comprise $1.25 billion in aggregate principal amount of 2.75% Senior Notes due 2020 and $1.25 billion in aggregate principal amount of 3.70% Senior Notes due 2025.Intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with available cash and borrowings under ICE's U.S. dollar commercial paper program.

Intercontinental Exchange Inc to acquire Trayport from BGC Partners and GFI for $650 million in stock

Monday, 16 Nov 2015 07:30am EST

Intercontinental Exchange Inc:To acquire Trayport from BGC Partners and GFI for $650 million in stock.Says agreement was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies.Says ICE anticipates an immaterial impact to 2016 adjusted earnings per share.Purchase price will be paid with 100% equity consideration comprising approximately 2.5 million shares of ICE common stock.$650 million purchase price will be paid with 100% equity consideration comprising approximately 2.5 million shares of ICE common stock.

Valore Italia Holding di Partecipazioni SpA shareholders approve dissolution

Friday, 13 Nov 2015 06:39am EST

Valore Italia Holding di Partecipazioni SpA:Shareholders approve the dissolution of Valore Italia Holding di Partecipazioni SpA.Shareholders approve the dissolution of unit Independent Private Bankers Sim SpA.

Credit Suisse Group AG traders culled as back-office jobs go east -The Times - Reuters

Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 12:33pm EST

Credit Suisse Group AG:Hundreds of traders at Credit Suisse will today become the first staff at the Swiss bank to lose their jobs as part of a redundancy programme that will cut the London workforce by a third - The Times.About 200 front office employees will be laid off during a three-day cull as Credit Suisse sheds 2,000 of its 6,600 London-based employees to slash costs after a slowdown in the fixed-income and currency trading businesses -The Times.Bond and foreign exchange traders will be hit hardest. Their businesses have suffered a plunge in orders as investors have stopped reduced buying and selling holdings in chaotic markets -The Times.

Hefei Department Store Group updates establishment of joint venture with China Huarong Asset Management

Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 08:00pm EDT

Hefei Department Store Group Co Ltd:To set up joint venture which will be a consumer finance company in Anhui, with China Huarong Asset Management, Shenzhen-based investment company and Anhui-based asset management company.JV with registered capital of 600 mln yuan.Hefei Department Store will hold 23 pct stake in JV.China Huarong Asset Management will hold 55 pct stake in JV.

SBI Holdings to set up new subsidiary and to start new business

Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015 02:00am EDT

SBI Holdings Inc:To start the renewable energy business as new business through the new Tokyo-based wholly owned subsidiary which to be established on Nov. 2.

Intercontinental Exchange Inc to acquire Interactive Data Corporation from Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus in $5.2 billion cash and stock transaction

Monday, 26 Oct 2015 09:50am EDT

Intercontinental Exchange Inc:To acquire Interactive Data Corporation from Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus in $5.2 billion cash and stock transaction.Says deal including $3.65 billion in cash and $1.55 billion in ICE common stock.IDC shareholders will receive consideration of $3.65 billion in cash and $1.55 million in Intercontinental Exchange common shares.Says mix of merger consideration being paid by ICE is approximately 70% in cash and 30% in shares.Says adjusted earnings accretion of approximately 5% is expected in the first year post-closing, excluding deal-related amortization.Says aggregate number of ICE common shares offered is 6.5 million shares.Says expense synergies from deal of $150 million to be largely completed by year three post-closing.Says entered agreement to acquire interactive data corporation from silver lake, and Warburg Pincus.Says financial advisers to IDC were Goldman, Sachs & co. and Credit Suisse.


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