A Goldman Sachs partner, who was
put on leave over a year ago because of the 1MDB scandal, has
left the firm as part of a settlement with the Federal Reserve,
the Financial Times reported https://on.ft.com/36XOiw8 on
Tuesday, citing sources.
and private equity firms are battling to buy
ThyssenKrupp's prized elevator division worth more
than 15 billion euros ($16.6 billion), a deal which would be
Europe's biggest private equity deal in 13 years.
Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic
Orban's centrist minority government will face a vote of
no-confidence brought by the leftist opposition on Wednesday,
its first test of parliamentary support since taking power on an
anti-graft ticket in November.
lender Pekao is currently the main contender to buy
Commerzbank's Polish arm mBank, as some
prospective bidders shy away out of fear of political
interference, people close to the matter said.
authorities are struggling to decide what to do about a $1.2
billion Eurobond maturing in March but are leaning towards
repayment for foreign holders and a swap for local investors,
political and banking sources said on Tuesday.
Workers at Thyssenkrupp's
elevator unit will press for job and site protection
as well as labour representation in upcoming talks with
potential suitors, they said on Tuesday, as a mid-February
deadline for binding bids draws closer.