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LSE agrees to sell Borsa Italiana to Euronext for €4.3 billion

09 Oct 2020

PARIS/LONDON Euronext is to buy Borsa Italiana from London Stock Exchange for 4.3 billion euros (£3.9 billion) in cash, the companies said on Friday, in a major expansion of the French operator's network of European trading platforms.

Santander Chairman says EU aid agreement paves way for cross-border mergers

21 Jul 2020

MADRID The European leaders' agreement on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus battered economies should help kick-start cross-border consolidation in Europe and complete the European banking union, Santander Chairman Ana Botin said.

Special Report: When Ana ditched Andrea: The saga of Santander

31 Jan 2020

LONDON In September 2018, Santander, one of Europe's biggest banks, tweeted a video of its incoming new chief executive, an Italian investment banker named Andrea Orcel. Depicting a meeting with the bank's boss, Ana Botin, the clip showed the silver-haired Italian cutting the air with a decisive gesture.

Smart meter firm Calisen aims for $1.8 billion London IPO

28 Jan 2020

LONDON Calisen Group, which supplies smart meters to British households, is aiming to sell up to 408 million pounds ($536.28 million) of shares in its planned initial public offering, banks working on the deal said on Tuesday.

Doubts over Deutsche Bank turnaround plan dent shaky shares

10 Jul 2019

LONDON/FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank shares extended losses on Tuesday on investor doubts that its chief executive can revive the lender by shrinking the investment bank and returning to its roots as banker to corporate Germany. | Video

After Deutsche Bank cuts, where will the growth be?

08 Jul 2019

LONDON/FRANKFURT For Deutsche Bank chief executive Christian Sewing, shrinking the group's investment bank will be the relatively easy - if expensive - part of his restructuring plan.

U.S. firm FIS buys Worldpay for $35 billion in payments deal bonanza

18 Mar 2019

By Justin George Varghese, Rachel Armstrong and Pamela Barbaglia | Video

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