Jeremy Liew to join us at Splash LA, Oct. 15

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Jeremy Liew to join us at Splash LA, Oct. 15 – vator.tv One of the more prolific LA investors shares views on LA trendspottingIn one month, we’ll be heading down to Santa Monica for our annual Vator Splash LA event. As always, we’ll bring together the investors and entrepreneurs who are driving innovation, particularly […]

MUFG is first foreign bank to make Myanmar local currency loan -source

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] MUFG is first foreign bank to make Myanmar local currency loan -source – reuters.com TOKYO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s core banking unit has become the first foreign lender in Myanmar to extend a local currency loan, a person with knowledge of the matter said, a sign that strong loan demand […]

Barclays cuts 150 investment bank jobs under cost-cutting plan

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Barclays cuts 150 investment bank jobs under cost-cutting plan – reuters.com LONDON (Reuters) – Barclays Plc is cutting about 150 staff from its investment bank as part of the British bank’s attempt to cut costs and improve profitability in the business, a person familiar with the matter said. Continue Reading On reuters.com »  

Fidelity National Information in exclusive talks to buy SunGard -source

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Fidelity National Information in exclusive talks to buy SunGard -source – reuters.com July 30 (Reuters) – Fidelity National Information Services Inc, the payment services provider that has been vying to acquire SunGard Data Systems Inc, is now in exclusive talks to buy the financial software maker, according to a person familiar with the matter. […]

McGraw Hill near $2 billion deal for SNL Financial -source + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Dearth of compliance expertise complicates Singapore's fight against unlawful money – reuters.com * Banks need to do extra screening of clients with political ties Continue Reading On reuters.com » McGraw Hill near $2 billion deal for SNL Financial -source – reuters.com July 26 (Reuters) – McGraw Hill Financial Inc is nearing a deal to […]

Teva nears deal for Allergan's generic drugs unit: source

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Teva nears deal for Allergan's generic drugs unit: source – reuters.com (Reuters) – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd is in advanced talks to buy Allergan Plc’s generic drug business following a thus far unsuccessful effort to acquire peer Mylan NV , according to a person familiar with the matter. Continue Reading On reuters.com »  

Exclusive: Pearson to sell FT to global media company

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Exclusive: Pearson to sell FT to global media company – reuters.com LONDON (Reuters) – British publisher Pearson has decided to sell the Financial Times to a “global, digital news company” after owning the business newspaper for nearly 60 years, a person familiar with the deal said on Thursday. Continue Reading On reuters.com »  

New York intensifies probe into Promontory work for Standard Chartered

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] New York intensifies probe into Promontory work for Standard Chartered – reuters.com NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) – New York state’s banking regulator has intensified an investigation into Promontory Financial Group, a global consulting firm, over its work for Standard Chartered Plc, according to a person familiar with the matter. Continue Reading On reuters.com […]