NRG Energy, GenOn Energy to Merge in $1.7 Billion Deal
NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) said Sunday that it plans to acquire rival GenOn Energy Inc. (GEN) in a $1.7 billion all-stock deal that would create the largest competitive power company in the U.S.
Rebels Attack Cano-Limon Pipeline in Colombia -Reuters
The Cano-Limon pipeline in Colombia was attacked by rebels who blew up a section of the line in the latest of a series of attacks, Reuters reports on its website Sunday.
HTC Sells Back Part Of Its Stake To Beats Audio
Taiwanese cell-phone maker HTC Corp. is selling back part of its stake in sound gear maker Beats Audio, HTC said on its website Sunday.
IMF To Cut Off Aid To Greece: Reports
The International Monetary Fund is expected to cut off further rescue aid to troubled Greece, reports said Sunday.
Banco Santander To Shut 96 UK High Street Branches - Report
Banco Santander SA (SAN) will shut 96 high street branches as part of its effort to complete the integration of the British lenders it bought during the financial crisis, the Sunday Times reported.
BP Calls For $1 Billion TNK-BP Dividend
U.K. oil giant BP PLC (BP.LN) has proposed that its Russian joint venture TNK-BP pays shareholders a $1 billion interim dividend, TNK-BP said in a statement.
Andy Haste Leads Private Equity Bid For Direct Line - Report
Andy Haste, the former chief executive of RSA Insurance Group PLC (RSA.LN), is leading a private-equity consortium looking to bid for Direct Line Group, the insurance business being sold by Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS.LN), the Sunday Telegraph reported.
Lloyds Banking Group To Speed Up Ring-Fencing Plans - Report
Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) is set to signal that it will bring forward its so-called "ring fence", or separation of retail and investment banking, ahead of the 2019 deadline demanded by the Independent Commission on Banking, the Sunday Telegraph reported.
Michael Rake, Rich Ricci Shun Top Posts At Barclays - Reports
Barclays PLC (BCS.LN) Deputy Chairman Michael Rake has shunned the chance to become chairman of the beleaguered bank, and Rich Ricci, Chief Executive of Barclay's investment banking arm, pulled out of the race to become CEO of the parent company, U.K. newspapers reported Sunday.
Credit Suisse Won't Split Off, Sell Investment Bank - Rohner
Credit Suisse Group (CS) President Urs Rohner said the bank has no plans to split off, or sell its investment bank business, according to an interview in the Neuer Zuercher Zeitung.