Here's the Thomson Reuters M&A league table for any EMEA involvement announced - January 1 – September 30.
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Bank of America completed the merger of its Merrill Lynch subsidiary into the parent company to simplify the corporate structure.
A former Goldman Sachs vice president who was found liable for securities fraud over a failed mortgage transaction asked a federal judge to dismiss the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission case against him or set a new trial.
Two paintings by Canaletto that have been owned by a succession of bankers are estimated to sell for as much as $19.5m at auction.
Wells Fargo will face an enforcement action by New York state over the bank’s alleged failure to uphold terms of a $25bn mortgage-servicing settlement, a person familiar with the matter said.
Senior bankers will face up to seven years in jail if they are found to have committed a new offence of reckless misconduct being proposed by the government as part of a series of measures to clean up the City in the wake of the 2008 banking crisis.
Stock market traders and investors don't believe the upcoming fight over the debt ceiling will result in a U.S. default, value investor Bill Miller told CNBC.
Pharmaceutical giant Merck announced plans on Tuesday to slash an additional 8,500 jobs on top of previously announced job cuts, adding that it planned to cut operating expenses by $2.5 billion by the end of 2015.
Unilever's first profit warning in years is more a wake-up call for investors than a cause for strategic soul-searching in the boardroom.
Citigroup's decision may have been prescient.
Royal Bank of Scotland CEO Ross McEwan risks losing some of the U.K. clients he wants to prioritize as a result of his global retreat, according to a study of the lender’s British customers.
The global economy faces a period of contraction and declining trade next year as emerging nations struggle with tightening monetary policy, according to Citigroup's Chief Economist Willem Buiter.