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- Britain Fines Former Banco Espírito Santo Unit
British regulators have fined the former investment banking business of the troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espírito Santo for failing to disclose the departure of central staff members from one of its capital markets teams in 2013, the International ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/06/2015 - 20:09 - 0 comments
- Interest Shown By 17 Potential Buyers In Novo Banco
The sale of Novo Banco, the lender that emerged from the breakup of Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo, has drawn interest from 17 entities after firms including Banco Santander and Banco BPI said they may make bids. The Bank of Portugal announced the numbe ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/01/2015 - 20:38 - 0 comments
- Dos Santos Has To Raise Bid For Portugal Telecom
Portugal's securities market regulator, CMVM, said on Wednesday Angolan billionaire businesswoman Isabel dos Santos has to increase the 1.35 euro a share price in her takeover bid for Portugal Telecom SGPS. CMVM said in a statement it did not accept ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/17/2014 - 21:51 - 0 comments
- Espirito Santo Group In Bad Shape For Years And Chief Knew, MPs Told
The Espirito Santo Group (GES), whose collapse led to a state rescue of Portugal's second-largest bank in August, was a financially fragile "house of cards" for years and its chief knew of irregularities there, a former GES shareholder sai ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/11/2014 - 21:54 - 0 comments
- Brown Rudnick Alert: Banco Espírito Santo: Large Losses and Lots of Questions
Just when Europe seems to be exiting recession, and following Portugal’s formal exit from its Eurozone bailout earlier this year after 3 years of painful austerity, a bank collapse in Portugal has hit the business pages as further revelations come out on ...
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- Espírito Santo Faces Money-Laundering Investigations
As investigators sift through the wreckage of Banco Espírito Santo SA, their focus is expanding beyond the alleged fraud and accounting problems that doomed the large Portuguese lender, the Wall Street Journal reported today. They also are looking in ...
Daily Headline - abi_admin - 12/01/2014 - 17:37 - 0 comments
- Novo Banco CEO Sees No New Capital Need, Deposits Recovering
The first balance sheet of Portugal's Novo Banco, the successor to Banco Espirito Santo following a state rescue in August, will show solvency ratios above the required threshold and no need for additional capital, its chief executive said, Reuters ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/27/2014 - 19:36 - 0 comments
- Portugal Investigates 'Massive' BES Debt Issues To Cover Family Dues
The Bank of Portugal is investigating former management of Banco Espirito Santo over suspected illegal debt issuance via a Swiss go-between to replace liabilities of the collapsed business empire of the bank's founding family with BES debt. Bank of ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/17/2014 - 20:08 - 0 comments
- Portugal Attacked After Bailout Reforms Flag
International lenders have attacked Portugal for allowing the pace of reform to slacken since the country exited a three-year bailout programme, warning that some of the progress made at the cost of tough austerity measures could be reversed, the Finan ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 11/05/2014 - 22:40 - 0 comments
- Regulators Temporarily Ban Short-Selling of Portugal Telecom
Regulators in Portugal and Britain have temporarily banned short-selling of Portugal Telecom’s stock after the company’s shares declined to a record low on Monday over its exposure to a company with ties to the Espírito Santo family, the International ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/21/2014 - 20:28 - 0 comments