Sun Life Financial to Buy Majority Stake in Crescent Capital
The Canadian insurer will pay up to $338 million for a 51% stake in private-credit fund manager Crescent Capital, as it seeks to expand its alternative investments arm.
Blackstone Casts a Wider Net in Diversity Push
Private-equity giant Blackstone is making a wider push to increase diversity in portfolio companies and their boards of directors with two new initiatives.
Goldman Sachs Malaysia Subsidiary to Plead Guilty in Anti-Bribery Case
The Wall Street firm appeared in Brooklyn federal court this morning, following a Hong Kong regulator fining a local unit of Goldman $350 million for the investment bank's role in a multibillion-dollar scandal involving Malaysian investment fund 1MDB.
SEB Profit Beat Forecasts
Sweden's SEB posted a better-than expected third-quarter net profit of SEK4.77 billion as net interest income rose while costs remained flat.
Bond Insurance Returns to the Muni Market in a Big Way
The decimated municipal-bond insurance industry is having a renaissance. Weakened by Covid-19, state and local borrowers are using insurance at their highest rates in more than a decade.
Carbon Pledge Lifts Wind and Solar Stocks in China
Chinese renewable-energy stocks have soared recently as investors believe the country's drive to become carbon neutral will fuel heavy investment in wind farms and solar parks.
Ant Group's Giant IPOs Set to Launch After Regulators Clear the Way
The Chinese financial technology giant said investors in mainland China have committed to purchasing more than a third of the shares it plans to sell in a pair of blockbuster initial public offerings.
South Korea, China Expand Currency Swap
The central banks of South Korea and China have renewed and expanded their currency swap deal.
U.K. Regulator Urges Improved Disclosure on Liquidity Risk, Revenue
In its annual review, the Financial Reporting Council found information wanting for 96 companies of the 216 it looked into.
Nasdaq Promotes Chief Accountant to CFO
Ann Dennison will succeed Michael Ptasznik, who will retire at the end of February.
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