Banco Santander SA (SAN.N)
1 May 2015
MADRID, April 28 - Santander on Tuesday showed the benefits of a drive to boost lending across its main markets, which helped the bank to produce a 32 percent jump in first-quarter profits.
April 28 - Banco Santander SA Chief Executive Jose Antonio Alvarez:
MADRID, April 28 - The euro zone's biggest bank Santander on Tuesday reported a 32 percent rise in first-quarter profit from a year earlier, boosted by rising net earnings from loans and a drop in bad debt charges.
* bank expects to complete deal with Santander on asset management units by end of the year Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan newsroom)
MILAN - UniCredit and Banco Santander agreed on Thursday to merge their asset management businesses in a deal valuing the new group at some 5.4 billion euros ($5.8 billion).
- UniCredit and Santander have agreed to merge their asset management businesses in a deal where the Spanish bank will have no direct involvement in the new group's U.S. operations, three sources close to the matter said.
* Santander to have stake in sub-holding company- sources (Adds detail, background)
April 22 - Italy's UniCredit and Spain's Santander have agreed a deal to merge their asset management businesses that will keep the Spanish bank out of any direct involvement in U.S. operations to address regulatory issues, three sources close to the matter said.
MILAN - Italy's biggest bank by assets, UniCredit , is close to signing a deal with Spain's Santander to combine their asset management businesses, UniCredit CEO Federico Ghizzoni said on Saturday.
MILAN, April 18 - Italy's biggest bank by assets, UniCredit, is close to signing a deal with Spain's Santander to combine their asset management businesses, UniCredit CEO Federico Ghizzoni said on Saturday.
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