Barclays PLC (BARC.L)
21 Mar 2018
LONDON, March 19 (IFR) - Sherborne Investors, a specialist fund led by activist investor Edward Bramson, has bought voting rights of 5.2% in Barclays, ramping up the pressure on the British bank to turnaround its fortunes.
LONDON Sherborne Investors , led by activist investor Edward Bramson, has taken control of a 5 percent stake in Barclays , cheering other shareholders who hope the move could herald a shake-up of the British bank.
* Barclays shares rise 4 pct (Adds detail, Sherborne shares, investor quote)
* BARCLAYS - GERRY GRIMSTONE, CURRENTLY DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF BARCLAYS PLC AND BARCLAYS BANK PLC, WILL MOVE INSTEAD TO BECOME CHAIRMAN OF BARCLAYS BANK PLC
* BARCLAYS NOTES THAT SHERBORNE CONTROLLED ENTITIES HAVE ACQUIRED VOTING RIGHTS OVER 5.16% OF ITS ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL Further company coverage: (Reporting by Dasha Afanasieva)
LONDON One of the biggest bitcoin exchanges has struck a rare deal which will allow it to open a bank account with Britain's Barclays , making it easier for UK customers of the exchange to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, the UK boss of the exchange said on Wednesday.
LONDON, March 14 One of the biggest bitcoin exchanges has struck a rare deal which will allow it to open a bank account with Britain's Barclays, making it easier for UK customers of the exchange to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, the UK boss of the exchange said on Wednesday.
LONDON, March 12 (IFR) - Barclays' investment bank boss Tim Throsby has been awarded shares worth £12.5m, including £9m to compensate him for stock he forfeited when he joined the British bank last year from JP Morgan.
HOUSTON, March 9 U.S. pipeline operator Williams Co's private equity partners in a midstream venture dubbed Caiman Energy II are looking to sell their minority stakes for as much as $1 billion, according to four people familiar with the matter.
* VISTEON - ON MARCH 6, CO ENTERED DEAL WITH BARCLAYS BANK PLC TO PURCHASE $150 MILLION OF CO'S STOCK VIA ACCELERATED STOCK REPURCHASE TRANSACTION Source text: (http://bit.ly/2HkdcK8) Further company coverage: