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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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