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Clara Denina

Social bond issuance soars on back of coronavirus crisis

19 Oct 2020

LONDON The volume of social bonds issued in 2020 has jumped eight-fold from a year ago, as interest in ethical investment rises and more governments and agencies see them as a key funding tool for specific projects.

UK watchdog fines fund ARCM over Premier Oil short selling breaches

14 Oct 2020

LONDON Britain's markets watchdog fined hedge fund Asia Research and Capital Management (ARCM) on Wednesday for a lack of transparency over a short position in Premier Oil , the first such penalty for a breach of short-selling rules.

RPT-Soccer-Bain and CVC revise Serie A bids as clubs delay decision - sources

07 Oct 2020

By Pamela Barbaglia, Clara Denina , Arno Schuetze and Elvira Pollina

Bain and CVC revise Serie A bids as clubs delay decision - sources

06 Oct 2020

By Pamela Barbaglia, Clara Denina , Arno Schuetze and Elvira Pollina

ANALYSIS-Premier Oil's takeover a blueprint for more deals as uncertainty bites

06 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 6 Premier Oil's takeover by private equity-backed Chrysaor marks the end of an 86-year oil wildcatter and could herald wider consolidation provided there are willing buyers in a sector whose outlook is highly uncertain.

KKR's Viridor to start sale of recycling unit: sources

01 Oct 2020

LONDON/FRANKFURT Viridor, the British waste management business owned by U.S. private equity firm KKR, has hired investment bank UBS to sell its waste and recycling subsidiary, two sources told Reuters.

Europe lags a resurgent global IPO market

01 Oct 2020

LONDON The amount raised by European companies listing on the stock market fell by a third in the first nine months of the year, in contrast with Asia and the United States where an abundance of technology companies benefitted from the COVID-19 crisis.

UPDATE 1-Premier Oil creditors extend debt test waiver to Nov. 5

01 Oct 2020

* Little interest in debt auction at 72 cents/dollar -source (Adds detail on ARCM debt auction, alternative deal)

Soccer-Serie A sets Sept. 30 bid deadline for media rights unit - sources

23 Sep 2020

By Elvira Pollina, Clara Denina , Pamela Barbaglia and Elisa Anzolin

Premier Oil seeks another price cut for BP North Sea deal: sources

23 Sep 2020

LONDON Struggling oil and gas producer Premier Oil has begun talks with BP to lower for the second time a $210 million deal to acquire stakes in two North Sea oilfields, sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

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