Share Buybacks / Repurchases

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S.

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S.

Published 01/09/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not halt infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will act in its own [more…]

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S

Published 01/09/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not halt infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will make its own decisions, [more…]

SoftBank spent $3.8 billion on buybacks in July, August

SoftBank spent $3.8 billion on buybacks in July, August

Published 03/08/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp on Monday said it spent 398 billion yen ($3.8 billion) buying back 63.2 million shares between July 1 and [more…]

European insurer shares fall as row breaks out over dividends

European insurer shares fall as row breaks out over dividends

Published 03/04/2020

MUNICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Europe’s insurers fell sharply on Friday after the EU regulator said they should temporarily halt payouts to shareholders during the [more…]

Yield-thirsty investors eye stock dividends as virus fears shrink bond payouts

Yield-thirsty investors eye stock dividends as virus fears shrink bond payouts

Published 02/04/2020

(Reuters) - Battered S&P 500 stocks may get fresh interest from investors turning to dividends in a world of shrinking bond yields. The dividend yield [more…]

Telecoms group Iliad formally launches 1.4 billion euro capital increase

Telecoms group Iliad formally launches 1.4 billion euro capital increase

Published 20/01/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French telecoms and media group Iliad formally launched on Monday its previously announced plan for a 1.4 billion euros ($1.6 billion) capital [more…]

Hedge fund Firefly hits out at Gulfport Energy’s plans, demands board seat

Hedge fund Firefly hits out at Gulfport Energy’s plans, demands board seat

Published 21/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Firefly Value Partners on Thursday asked Gulfport Energy for a seat on its board and criticized the “half-measures” which the U.S. [more…]

Beyond windmills, Epoch’s Van Valen looks for grid improvements

Beyond windmills, Epoch’s Van Valen looks for grid improvements

Published 05/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - At a time when U.S. utilities face pressure to rely more on renewable energy, a well-known investor in the space said [more…]

Hyundai Mobis to spend $2.3 billion on shareholder returns, name…

Hyundai Mobis to spend $2.3 billion on shareholder returns, name…

Published 26/02/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd, an auto parts affiliate of Hyundai Motor Co, on Tuesday announced a plan to offer shareholder returns worth [more…]

Sony stock jumps after first-ever share buyback announcement

Sony stock jumps after first-ever share buyback announcement

Published 08/02/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp announced its first-ever major share buyback on Friday, worth 100 billion yen ($910 million), helping its stock recover from a [more…]