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ZURICH Private bank Vontobel is buying smaller competitor Notenstein La Roche from Swiss cooperative bank Raiffeisen [RFSHW.UL] for $705 million, the first in what industry insiders expect could be a new wave of consolidation in the sector.
BRIEF-Raiffeisen Schweiz Spokeswoman Says Leonteq Stake Held By Notenstein La Roche Will Move To Raiffeisen
* SPOKESWOMAN SAYS LEONTEQ STAKE HELD BY NOTENSTEIN LA ROCHE WILL MOVE TO RAIFFEISEN Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
(This May 19 story corrects figure in ninth paragraph to 720 million Swiss franc (not 750 million Swiss franc)
ZURICH Swiss authorities have raided several locations in Switzerland as they ramp up a criminal investigation into suspected money laundering connected to crimes involving Angola's sovereign wealth fund and its central bank, prosecutors said on Friday.
ZURICH Credit Suisse still has work ahead after making good progress towards achieving targets set for a three-year turnaround, Chairman Urs Rohner told the group's annual general meeting on Friday.
ZURICH Credit Suisse delivered its best quarterly results on Wednesday since Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam launched his restructuring plan for Switzerland's second-biggest bank in 2016, driven by its wealth management business. | Video
ZURICH Swiss bank UBS disappointed investors on Monday with first-quarter results that revealed strong earnings at its investment bank, while its flagship wealth management business missed forecasts. | Video
ZURICH/MOSCOW - Assets totaling between $1.5 billion and $2 billion have been frozen as a result of sanctions imposed on Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg and his Renova Group conglomerate, two sources close to the matter told Reuters on Saturday.
(Refiles April 19 story to clarify description of northern European markets with looser cross-border regulations)
ZURICH Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors, which last year called for Credit Suisse to be broken up, does not hold any registered shares in the bank, both parties said on Wednesday.