Archive for August 14th, 2012

Aqua

JPMorgan Asset Management to lift stake in Channel Island-based Aqua Resources

Channel Islands-based water infrastructure fund Aqua Resources Fund Limited (LON:H2O) said on Tuesday that the private equity arm of JPMorgan Asset Management had offered to buy more of its stock and raise its stake in it to as much as […]

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Doha, Qatar

Qatar Holding increases stake in UK miner Xtrata to 11.5%

Qatar Holding LLC, the private equity arm of sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority, said today in a regulatory filing that it had raised its holding in British

Wal-Mart, China

China gives Wal-Mart green light to increase stake in Yihaodian to 51%

US retail group Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) said the Chinese Ministry of Commerce's (MOFCOM) competition body had granted it a conditional nod to increase its stake in local

Banking

BBC Radio 4 explores ways to fix Britain’s broken banking system

On Saturday afternoon BBC’s Radio 4 reached the halfway point in a new series looking at what is wrong with British banking and how it might be repaired. ‘Fixing

Shanghai, China

Private equity funds sponsor a possible MBO of China’s Focus Media

Chinese interactive digital media firm Focus Media Holding Limited (NASDAQ:FMCN) said its board is reviewing a going-private offer received from a consortium comprising its chairman and CEO Jason

Delivery man

European competition authorities delay probe into planned TNT deal

The European Union's (EU) competition regulator has temporarily interrupted its probe into the acquisition of Dutch express delivery firm TNT Express NV (AMS:TNTE) by US rival United Parcel

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