Ardian raises $9bn to buy bank assets

Fund manager targets deals with lenders under regulatory pressure

AIG offers insurance against cyber injury

‘Internet of things’ raises threat of actual harm from hacking

India’s Viom eyes offshore listing

Telecom towers business has an implied valuation of close to $4bn

How to end waste of employees’ creativity

Idea management software is smart way to deal with staff suggestions, and boosts collaboration, says Jane Bird

Asia IPOs: private equity block

Getting into deals remains easier than getting out of them

Google logo is seen on a wall at the entrance of the Google offices in Brussels on February 5 2014
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Activist urges ‘fix’ for Silicon Valley

Criticism of corporate governance grows amid warnings of bubble

UK probe into energy market tax receipts

Second potential scandal to hit power trading sector

Numericable eyes record €8.5bn junk sale

Strong demand to help telecoms group raise funds for SFR deal

Northern Rock Foundation to close

Agreement on funding could not be reached with Virgin Money

Citi 2013 pay awards backed by investors

Support comes after shareholder rebuke two years ago

Russian bank launches post-Crimea bond

Tatfondbank raised $70m priced to yield 11%

US judges review insider trading law

Appeals court considers fund managers’ convictions

London Stock Exchange auditing moves to EY

UK exchange drops PwC as European audit market undergoes reform

Card Factory joins rush of UK retail IPOs

Greetings card company expected to be valued at more than £700m

Demand pushes up Aim listing costs

London’s junior market sees increased activity and flood of IPOs

Italy’s big banks in US link on bad loans

UniCredit and Intesa in talks with KKR and Alvarez & Marsal

UK Reits switch to selling risky assets

Move to also cut financing costs comes as overseas demand booms

BoE to oversee ‘ethical hacking’ of banks

Exercise will test resilience of computer systems

Lawsky targets Ocwen mortgage ‘conflicts’

New York regulator claims self-dealing with affiliated companies

Goldman finds it’s hard to restore a shine

Over past few quarters something strange has happened at bank


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