Barclays to Tap Walker as Chairman
Barclays revealed on Thursday that David Walker, a former British Treasury official, would succeed Marcus Agius as chairman beginning in November.
Chile Enersis to Proceed With $8 Billion Capital Increase
Chilean energy holding company Enersis SA (ENI, ENERSIS.SN) will go ahead with its planned $8 billion capital increase, the company said in a statement Thursday.
Tagus Holdings Now Owns 84.8% Stake in Highway Operator Brisa
Portuguese highway operator Brisa-Autoestradas de Portugal SA (BRI.LB) said Thursday that Tagus Holdings now holds a 84.8% stake in the company following a tender offer launched earlier this year.
Peru Regional President Won't Continue Minas Conga Talks
CAJAMARCA, Peru--The president of the Peruvian region of Cajamarca, Gregorio Santos, said there is no use continuing talks with two Roman Catholic priests trying to reach a peaceful solution to the dispute over the Minas Conga copper and gold project.
Barclays: David Walker to Succeed Agius as Chairman from November 1
Barclays PLC (BARC.LN), a global financial service provider, said Thursday that David Walker has been appointed as a non-executive Director of Barclays with effect from Sept. 1, and will succeed Marcus Agius as Chairman of Barclays with effect from Nov. 1.
Maybe Money Does Grow on Trees
To anyone that’s ever told you money doesn’t grow on trees, you can tell them this: money may not grow on trees, but you can certainly make money from growing trees.
Carlyle Group to Buy Asset Manager TCW
Carlyle Group LP (CG) is expected to announce soon that it has struck a deal to acquire asset manager TCW Group Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.
Canadian Natural 2Q Profits Down 19%, Shifts Spending Toward Heavy Oil
CALGARY, Alberta--Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNQ) said Thursday profits declined 19% during the second quarter due to lower oil and natural gas prices.
Barclays to Name Sir David Walker as Chairman - Sky's Kleinman
Sir David Walker is expected to be named as the new chairman of Barclays PLC (BCS) on Friday, Sky News City Editor Mark Kleinman reports Thursday, without saying where he got the information.