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Freenet hires Citi to explore better Sunrise-UPC deal: sources

03 Jun 2019

FRANKFURT/ZURICH Germany's Freenet has hired Citi to explore possible options for improving terms of the deal for Sunrise Communications -- in which it is the largest shareholder -- to buy Liberty Global's Swiss UPC cable business, sources close to the matter told Reuters.

GAM sales head Tim Rainsford frontrunner for CEO job - sources

24 May 2019

ZURICH/LONDON, May 24 Swiss asset manager GAM is poised to name an internal candidate to become its next chief executive, with head of sales Tim Rainsford the favourite to lead the firm as it attempts to rebuild after a scandal that collapsed its share price, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Sale of EQT's Swiss outsourcing company VFS stalls - sources

13 May 2019

FRANKFURT/ZURICH Buyout group EQT Partners is putting plans for a sale of outsourcing firm VFS on ice as suitors' views on valuation were too far away from EQT's expectations, people close to the matter said.

ABB zieht die Reißleine - Konzernchef Spiesshofer geht

17 Apr 2019

Zürich Mitten im größten Umbau der Firmengeschichte wechselt der Elektrotechnikkonzern ABB überraschend den Chef aus.

Swiss vending machine operator Selecta prepares IPO -sources

12 Apr 2019

ZURICH/FRANKFURT, April 12 Selecta, Europe's leading vending machine operator, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) on the Swiss stock exchange within months, people close to the matter said.

Alcon feiert Mega-Börsendebüt - Eisbrecher in Europa?

09 Apr 2019

Zürich/Frankfurt Bislang war 2019 für Börsenneulinge ein Jahr zum Vergessen - vor allem in Europa.

Julius Baer has Credit Suisse wealth manager Khan on list for CEO job: sources

29 Mar 2019

ZURICH Swiss bank Julius Baer is considering Credit Suisse's international wealth management head Iqbal Khan as a possible successor to its chief executive Bernhard Hodler, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Sunrise confident shareholders will back $6.3 billion Liberty Global deal

21 Mar 2019

ZURICH Sunrise Communications believes it can win shareholder backing to raise $4.1 billion to complete its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss business, Chief Executive Olaf Swantee told Reuters.

Big Data hilft Banken im Kampf gegen Geldwäsche

08 Mar 2019

Zürich Die erneuten Enthüllungen über ein internationales Geldwäsche-Netz bringen Banken in ganz Europa unter Druck und sorgen für hektisches Treiben in den Vorstandsetagen. Dabei wären solche Fälle nach Einschätzung von Beratern vermeidbar.

Sanierte Credit Suisse will 2019 durchstarten

14 Feb 2019

Zürich Nach dem dreijährigen Konzernumbau blickt Credit Suisse-Chef Tidjane Thiam weiteren Marktturbulenzen gelassen entgegen.

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