Wednesday, 27 May 2015
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Mar 26 2007 | 10:58am ET
Christopher Hohn certainly knows how to make an executive’s blood boil.
The head of London-based hedge fund The Children’s Investment Fund told The Economist that he might sue the head of ABN Amro’s supervisory board if it fails to consider multiple bids for the Dutch banking giant.
ABN—under considerable pressure from TCI to break itself up or sell itself—last week opened exclusive merger talks with British banking behemoth Barclay’s to create a new London-listed, Amsterdam-based giant. But TCI says exclusive talks are no way to ensure that ABN shareholders get the best deal.
Reuters reports that several other banks may be interested in all or part of ABN, including BBVA, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, ING, the Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…