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Deutsche Bank talks with UBS on asset management deal stall: sources

13 May 2019

FRANKFURT/ZURICH Talks have stalled between Deutsche Bank and UBS on a tie up of their asset management businesses due to differences over who would control the combined entity, people familiar with the matter said.

Deutsche Bank talks with UBS on asset management deal stall - sources

13 May 2019

FRANKFURT/ZURICH, May 13 Talks between Deutsche Bank and UBS to tie up their asset management businesses have stalled, three people familiar with the matter said.

Shareholders snub UBS leadership over French tax conviction

02 May 2019

BASEL, Switzerland UBS Group shareholders refused on Thursday to endorse the performance of the Swiss bank's leadership last year in a rare rebuke sparked by a French conviction for helping wealthy clients evade taxes.

Shareholder adviser ISS opposes free pass for UBS bosses after tax ruling

15 Apr 2019

ZURICH UBS shareholders should oppose discharging the board and top management of Switzerland's biggest bank from liability after a guilty verdict in a French tax evasion case, proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) said.

Freenet needs time to set stance on Sunrise's UPC deal: CEO

11 Apr 2019

ZURICH Sunrise Communications' top shareholder, German telecoms group Freenet, needs time to decide whether to support the Swiss group's plans to buy Liberty Global's Swiss UPC cable business, Freenet CEO Christoph Vilanek told Reuters.

Sunrise's UPC deal faces hurdle as top shareholder blocks capital leeway plan

10 Apr 2019

ZURICH Sunrise Communications' top shareholder on Wednesday blocked plans to extend the company's right to issue fresh capital to 2021, complicating its bid to buy Liberty Global's Swiss UPC cable business for $6.3 billion.

Banks should quickly adopt LIBOR alternatives: Swiss expert

29 Mar 2019

ZURICH Banks should adopt alternative reference interest rates swiftly ahead of the expected end of Libor in 2021, said a Swiss expert and member of a panel developing the country's alternative rate for new corporate and private loans.

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