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* Iliad bid $15 bln for 56.6 pct of T-Mobile US at $33/share * BNP, HSBC agree to lend up to $13 billion - sources * Iliad shares fall as analysts question wisdom, cost of bid * Shares in French rivals fall as consolidation hopes fade * Sprint has head start, higher offer
* Iliad shares down 7 pct, Orange down 2.2 pct * Bouygues down 4.5 pct * Iliad lines up deal financing with BNP, HSBC-sources * Iliad bid $15 bln for 56.6 percent of T-Mobile US at $33/share * Pressure on Bouygues to reconsider deal in France-analyst (Adds details, sourc
By Leila Abboud PARIS, Aug 1 (Reuters) - French telecoms company Iliad has lined up financing for its $15 billion bid for 56.6 percent of T-Mobile US from BNP Paribas and HSBC, three people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Lazard is advising Iliad on the potential transaction
* H1 net profit HK$3.58 bln vs HK$3.38 bln yr ago * BEA says asset quality to remain under pressure in H2 * HK banks have increased their mainland exposure in recent yrs (Adds details of exposure to mainland clients, comments from asset manager) By Saikat Chatterjee HONG
* Company set to appoint administrator, independent chairman * Platinum, palladium fixers follow gold benchmarkers with reforms * Scrutiny of benchmarks increased after LIBOR manipulation (Adds background) By Jan Harvey and Clara Denina LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - The Lo
MADRID, July 30 (Reuters) - Spanish banks Santander and Caixabank and HSBC Holdings Plc have declared a 20.3 percent stake in Spanish media group and highly indebted owner of El Pais newspaper Prisa through debt-for-share swaps. According to data updated on the stock exchange web site on W
Well-received interim results from Barclays saw the London-listed banking sector rise to the top of the pile on Wednesday as the UK lender bettered analysts' forecasts. The lender reported an 8% fall in adjusted pre-tax profit in the second quarter to £1.656m, which it blamed on currency movements