UPDATE 1-Australia's Macquarie Group on trading halt amid acquisition rumours + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Australia's Macquarie Group on trading halt amid acquisition rumours – reuters.com SYDNEY, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Macquarie Group’s shares were placed on a trading halt on Thursday amid market rumours Australia’s top investment bank will buy ANZ Banking Group’s vehicle finance unit in a deal worth A$1.5 billion ($1.08 billion). Continue Reading On reuters.com […]

Fitch Places Mitsui Life on RWP, Following Management Integration Agreement with Nippon Life + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] CORRECTED-Spain's Sabadell eyeing bid for Northern Rock assets – report – reuters.com MADRID, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Spain’s Sabadell is studying making a bid for 18-billion-euro ($20.4 billion) mortgage asset portfolios from British nationalised bank Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley, financial newspaper Expansion said on Monday. Continue Reading On reuters.com » Fitch Places […]

Attorney: SCOTUS EPA Ruling Will Have Ripple Effect

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Attorney: SCOTUS EPA Ruling Will Have Ripple Effect – foxbusiness.com The Supreme Court on Monday overturned the Obama administration’s air pollution rule, ruling the EPA must consider costs placed on the industry. Todd Gaziano of the Pacific Legal Foundation helped the state of Michigan prepare for the case and told FOX Business Network’s Peter […]

Fitch Places People's Merchant Finance on Negative Watch, Withdraws Rating

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Fitch Places People's Merchant Finance on Negative Watch, Withdraws Rating – reuters.com (The following statement was released by the rating agency) COLOMBO/HONG KONG, May 12 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings Lanka has placed Sri Lanka-based People’s Merchant Finance PLC’s (PMF) National Long-Term rating of ‘BB+(lka)’ on Rating Watch Negative and simultaneously withdrawn the rating. Fitch is […]

Fitch Places PartnerRe on Watch Negative on AXIS Merger Closing Uncertainties

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Fitch Places PartnerRe on Watch Negative on AXIS Merger Closing Uncertainties – reuters.com (The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, January 26 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has placed PartnerRe Ltd.’s (PRE) ratings on Rating Watch Negative, including its ‘A+’ IDR and the ‘AA-‘ Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating of Partner Reinsurance Company […]

Fitch Places 9 Japanese Insurers, Aflac on Rating Watch Negative

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Fitch Places 9 Japanese Insurers, Aflac on Rating Watch Negative – reuters.com (The following statement was released by the rating agency) TOKYO/HONG KONG, December 10 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has today placed nine Japanese insurance companies and one US insurance company on Rating Watch Negative (RWN). These insurers are rated at or above Japan’s Long-Term […]