Morgan Stanley holds top spot as activist defense firm: data

Morgan Stanley was ranked as the top adviser to companies targeted by activist investors publicly for the third straight year in 2018 while Goldman Sachs vaulted past two competitors to the number…

Oil major Total CEO’s compensation drops 17 percent in 2018: company document

The board of French oil and gas major Total has proposed total 2018 compensation for Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne of 3.1 million euros ($3.55 million), compared with 3.8 million in 2017, company…

Total CEO’s compensation drops 17 percent in 2018: company document

The board of French oil and gas major Total has proposed to keep Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne’s 2018 compensation at 3.1 million euros ($3.55 million) compared with 3.8 million in 2017, company…

Overdone? Short EU equities ‘most crowded’ trade for first time

Fund managers have named bearish bets in European equities as the “most crowded” trade in Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s survey for the first time in its history, suggesting sentiment for one of the…

Equity funds see biggest weekly inflows in a year: BAML

Investors plowed $14.2 billion into global equity funds this week, the largest amount in a year as investors jumped on to 2019’s stock market rally, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday,…

TPG Rise founder leaves firm in wake of U.S. college admissions scandal

TPG Capital said on Thursday it had fired senior executive Bill McGlashan after he was charged in connection with a U.S. college fraud scheme that has ensnared Hollywood celebrities and corporate…