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  • GE to sell corporate aircraft financing business Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 8:58 AM ET

    Oct 5- General Electric Co said it would sell its fixed-wing corporate aircraft financing business in the Americas to Global Jet Capital, a provider of financing for the private aircraft market.

  • Concern over external debt in corporate Indonesia is mounting as companies roll over more than $42B of foreign currency loans, the FT reports.

  • PARIS, Oct 1- European telecoms company Altice completed a share sale on Thursday to fund its takeover of U.S.-based Cablevision, prompting a steep drop in its shares as some investors grew wary of its debt and ability to pull off a rapid expansion. Altice shares had been the best performers among European telecom stocks this year, but have slumped more than 30...

  • SoftBank leads big fintech financing: $1B for SoFi Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 7:54 AM ET
    SoFi’s CFO/COO Nino Fanlo (left) with CEO and co-founder Mike Cagney

    SoftBank led a $1B investment in U.S. financial technology startup SoFi, calling it the largest single financing round in the fintech space.

  • TOKYO, Oct 1- SoftBank Group Corp said it had led a $1 billion investment in U.S. financial technology startup SoFi, calling it the largest single financing round in the fintech space to date. In July, Spain's Banco Santander SA agreed to provide up to around $16 million for any opportunities it identifies with British mobile banking software partner Monitise Plc.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK/ TORONTO, Sept 30- Canada's Bombardier Inc is exploring the sale of a stake in any of its business areas, not just its rail unit, to ensure it can finish development of its delayed CSeries jet, according to four sources familiar with the situation. The Montreal- based company has hired investment bankers to look at a variety of financing options,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- South African airline Comair Ltd has told Boeing Co that the loss of U.S. Export-Import Bank financing could jeopardize a $1.1 billion order it had placed for Boeing jetliners, leading the carrier to turn to Europe's Airbus. Boeing and other supporters of the bank are heaping pressure on House Speaker John Boehner to allow a vote on the future...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- South African airline Comair Ltd told Boeing Co in a letter this week that the loss of U.S. Export-Import Bank financing could jeopardize $1.1 billion in its orders for Boeing 737-800 and 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The letter was disclosed Wednesday by Boeing, which has already lost two satellite deals due to the June shutdown of the U.S. trade bank, and...

  • Extending QE challenges ECB's bond holding limits Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 11:17 AM ET

    *ECB could hit bond limits in Portugal, Finland, Germany. Analysts say this would happen first in Portugal and Finland, followed closely by the most important euro zone member, Germany. If the ECB hits those limits in Germany, it could, in theory, buy other low-risk German assets such as corporate debt or government agency debt.

  • Just this week, pipeline giant Energy Transfer Equity LP clinched a stock-and-cash deal to acquire rival Williams Companies Inc for $37.7 billion, including the assumption of debt. "The key trends that have been driving M&A- global scale, synergies, low financing costs, strong balance sheets- continue to be there, and I think they will continue to drive M&A...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 29- Russian consumer credit firm Tinkoff Bank is ready to buy a loan book worth up to 30 billion roubles in one go, step up lending and diversify its business to increase market share, its chief executive said on Tuesday. Tinkoff Bank, part of London- listed TCS Group, is an outlier among Russian consumer credit firms in that it ended the first half of 2015...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- General Electric Co said on Monday it will move production of large, gas-powered engines to Canada from Waukesha, Wisconsin, along with 350 jobs, to access export financing no longer available in the United States. In its latest salvo aimed at persuading Congress to renew the U.S. Export-Import Bank's charter which expired in June, GE will...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- General Electric Co said on Monday it will move production of large, gas-powered engines to Canada from Waukesha, Wisconsin, along with 350 jobs, because the company cannot access financing through the U.S. In its latest salvo aimed at persuading Congress to renew the trade bank's expired charter, GE said it will invest $265 million in a new...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- General Electric Co said on Monday it will move production of large, gas-powered engines to Canada from Waukesha, Wisconsin, along with 350 jobs, because the company cannot access financing from the U.S. In its latest salvo aimed at persuading Congress to renew the trade bank's expired charter, GE said it will invest $265 million in a new...

  • VENEZUELA STATE OIL COMPANY PDVSA'S $5 BLN LOAN FROM CHINA TO BECOME AVAILABLE BY YEAR-END: SOURCE.

  • Thick-skinned buyers assault China's bad debt mountain Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, Sept 25- For years Eric Zhang, a senior partner at Shanghai law firm SG&Co, helped China's biggest bad loan companies arrange settlements with delinquent borrowers. Zhang, whose legal expertise gives him an edge, is currently looking at a loan secured against property near the site for Shanghai Disneyland, joining a growing army of thick-skinned...

  • Sept 24- General Electric Co said on Thursday it reached an agreement with Britain's export credit agency for up to $12 billion in financing, possibly creating as many as 1,000 jobs in the country. GE is already shifting jobs overseas because of the lack of U.S. export financing and plane-maker Boeing Co, the largest U.S. exporter, has threatened to do the same.

  • Sept 24- General Electric Co said on Thursday it reached an agreement with Britain's export credit agency to access export financing of up to $12 billion, as the U.S. conglomerate continues to spotlight the expiration of the U.S. Export-Import Bank. In GE's latest announcement, the company said the financing deal would support orders for oil and gas and other...

  • Sept 24- General Electric Co said it had reached an agreement with Britain's export credit agency to access export financing of up to $12 billion, allowing the company to create up to 1,000 jobs in the energy sector. GE said the deal would support orders in a number of international markets including Brazil, Ghana, India and Mozambique. GE has said it will move some...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 22- Despite stock-market turmoil and unease in the venture-capital community, cyber security companies are raising large rounds of financing from investors, whose tremendous appetite for high-tech defenses against cyber attacks is not expected to subside even in a market correction. One investor estimates the company will raise...