Standard Life Aberdeen Shakes Up Ranks by Replacing CEO Skeoch

Jun.30 — Keith Skeoch is stepping down as head of Standard Life Aberdeen Plc, the latest high-level departure from the asset manager that has struggled since its creation in a 2017 merger. He’ll be replaced by Stephen Bird, Citigroup Inc.’s former head of global consumer banking. Chairman Douglas Flint discusses the management change in an … Read more Standard Life Aberdeen Shakes Up Ranks by Replacing CEO Skeoch

Roger Stone Got Leniency Because of Politics, Prosecutor Says

A federal prosecutor told lawmakers Wednesday that Roger Stone “was treated differently because of politics,” leading to a reduction in the recommended sentence for the longtime adviser to President Donald Trump. “Roger Stone was being treated differently from every other defendant,” Aaron Zelinsky told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Zelinsky and a second federal … Read more Roger Stone Got Leniency Because of Politics, Prosecutor Says

‘Pure distraction’: Keir Starmer dismisses Boris Johnson’s DfID and FCO merger

The Labour leader has dismissed the merger of the Foreign Office and the Department for International Development as ‘pure distraction’ after Boris Johnson announced he would create a ‘new Whitehall super department’ overseen by the foreign secretary, Dominic Raab. The new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office is expected to be formed in the autumn, well … Read more ‘Pure distraction’: Keir Starmer dismisses Boris Johnson’s DfID and FCO merger

Fiat-Peugeot merger faces long EU competition probe

Fiat Chrysler’s planned merger with Peugeot-maker PSA will face a long EU probe after the pair failed to offer any concessions over competition concerns, according to Reuters sources. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the … Read more Fiat-Peugeot merger faces long EU competition probe

South Korea court denies arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Prosecutors have accused Jay Y. Lee of accounting fraud and stock manipulation in an ongoing investigation related to a 2015 merger. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on … Read more South Korea court denies arrest warrant for Samsung heir

AstraZeneca shares down after a report it approached Gilead

Shares in Britain’s AstraZeneca opened lower on Monday after a report it had approached U.S. rival Gilead Sciences about a possible merger. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters … Read more AstraZeneca shares down after a report it approached Gilead

Tennis Legends in Lockdown | Thomas Johansson

Former Australian Open champion Thomas Johansson talks to Todd Woodbridge about life in lockdown, coaching David Goffin, the possible ATP/WTA merger and more. Make sure to subscribe to keep up with the latest Australian Open TV news: http://bit.ly/AustralianOpenTV Welcome To The Official Australian Open TV YouTube Channel. Here you will find exclusive clips and footage … Read more Tennis Legends in Lockdown | Thomas Johansson

Telefonica, Liberty Global to Merge U.K. Businesses

May.07 — Telefonica SA and Liberty Global Plc. have agreed to create the U.K.’s largest phone and internet operator. The deal values the new company, combining Virgin Media and O2 at $31 billion pounds. The joint venture is set to pose a challenge to the dominance of BT in converged services. Bloomberg Intelligence’s Matthew Bloxham … Read more Telefonica, Liberty Global to Merge U.K. Businesses

Proposed Merger Ban Doesn’t Make Sense, FTC Commissioner Says

Apr.28 — Noah Phillips, commissioner of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, criticizes the proposed ban on mergers and acquisitions during the coronavirus pandemic for coming at a “counter-intuitive” time. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu and Romaine Bostick on “Bloomberg Markets: The Close.”

Freeport CEO Says ‘Everybody Is on Edge’ With Worry on Virus

Feb.24 — Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan chief executive officer discusses the impact of coronavirus on copper prices and the global supply chain. He also talked about a potential merger between Freeport and Barrick Gold. He spoke with Danielle Bochove at the BMO Conference in Hollywood, Florida.