Activist hedge funds stepped up calls for asset sales and spin-offs in 2019: data

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hedge funds that push for change at corporations stepped up their demands for asset spin-offs and sales last year, making them part of nearly half of all activist investor campaigns waged in 2019, according to data released on Wednesday. “A record 99 campaigns with an M&A-related Continue Reading

HSBC private banking sees double-digit asset, revenue growth on Asia boost

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The private banking business of HSBC Holdings PLC is aggressively pursuing double-digit growth in client assets and revenue, riffing off a surge in Asian wealth, the unit’s chief executive told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Anti-government demonstrators walk past a board with the logo of HSBC during a Continue Reading