Banking/Financial Service

BDO-EPCI's New Combined Network Provides Extensive MoneyGram Money Transfer Service Throughout the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines, July 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The recent merger of Banco de Oro (BDO) and Equitable PCI (EPCI) gives Filipinos a combined BDO-EPCI network of more than 800 locations across the Philippines to claim MoneyGram transactions. For added convenience, BDO-EPCI offers extended b...

2007-07-16 09:00 613

Connect Successfully Closes Cash Offer for Pacific Internet Limited

Focus Turns to Future Growth SINGAPORE, July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Connect Holdings Limited (Connect) today announced that the subsequent offer period in respect of it's voluntary conditional cash general offer (the Offer) to acquire all the issued shares of Nasdaq-listed Paci...

2007-07-13 08:00 682

ING Launches AFC Professional Photographic Competition

HONG KONG, July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ING, Official Sponsor of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup(TM), today announced that it is looking for professional photographers to submit their pictures of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup(TM). The best picture for each of the four group stages, the quarters, sem...

2007-07-12 20:24 681

ING Asks Fans to Vote for Their Most Valuable Player of the Tournament

HONG KONG, July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ING, Official Sponsor of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup(TM), today announced that it is asking football fans to vote for their most valuable player of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup(TM) tournament with a chance to win an 18K gold football worth US$2,500 (Note). ...

2007-07-12 20:25 911

Xinhua FTSE Quarterly Index Review Results

BEIJING, SHANGHAI, and HONG KONG, July 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua FTSE Index (FXI), the independent China index company, today announced the results of its quarterly index review. In the Xinhua/FTSE China 25 Index, China Citic Bank (H share, 0998) and China Coal Energy (H share...

2007-07-11 17:03 857

Riemann Investment Assists ZhongDe Waste Technology AG to Successfully Float on German Main Board Market

BERLIN, July 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As its sole financial consultant and one of its pre-IPO investors, Shanghai Riemann Investment Advisory Ltd. successfully assisted ZhongDe Waste Technology AG to float on the Prime Standard of Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany. This is the first Chinese...

2007-11-19 16:57 1076

XL Canada to Support Free The Children

XL marks its Canadian Launch with a Firm Commitment to Help 'Free The Children' SINGAPORE, July 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- XL Results Foundation, the world's leading entrepreneur and social enterprise network, launches in Canada at an event in Toronto on 12th July 2007. (Logo: http://...

2007-07-11 07:00 584

Equinix to Acquire European Network-Neutral Data Center Operator IXEurope in $482 Million Deal

Equinix Continues Expansion Efforts to Further Strengthen Position as Leader in Colocation and Network Exchange Services Market, and to Provide Customers with Comprehensive Global Solution TOKYO, July 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the leading provider of network-ne...

2007-07-10 14:51 581

Energy Investors Funds Closes Seventh Fund With US$1.35 Billion

NEW YORK, July 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Energy Investors Funds ("EIF"), an established private equity fund manager that invests in the energy and electric power sector, today announced that it has successfully closed the firm's seventh institutional fund, the United States Power Fund III, L.P....

2007-07-10 08:35 659

Xinhua Finance CEO Sends Letter to Shareholders

SHANGHAI, July 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chief Executive Officer of Xinhua Finance Limited (TSE Mothers: 9399) and Xinhua Finance Media Limited (Nasdaq: XFML), Fredy Bush, today issued the following statement to shareholders of both companies: Dear fellow shareholders, Xinhua F...

2007-07-09 21:49 799

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. Announces Monthly Net Revenues

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (NYSE: ASX; TAIEX: 2311, "ASE" or the "Company"), announces its unaudited consolidated net revenues for June 2007. Consolidated Net Revenues (unaudited) Jun ...

2007-07-09 16:00 553

CMS Hasche Sigle Advises ZhongDe Waste Technology AG on the First Chinese Prime Standard IPO on the German Stock Exchange

SHANGHAI, China, July 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As of today ZhongDe Waste Technology AG (with its subsidiaries "ZhongDe Group") will be traded on the Prime Standard at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange as the holding company of a company which operates solely in China. This was the first public offe...

2007-07-06 08:48 1120

InterAnke Securities & Surveillance Technology Co., Ltd. Collected Receivables Over 48 Million RMB

SHENZHEN, China, July 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Intermost Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: IMOT), announced that one of their subsidiaries, the InterAnke Securities & Surveillance Technology Co., Ltd. (Its original name is Shenzhen Golden Anke Technology Ltd., changed on March 16, 2007 thro...

2007-07-05 21:00 839

Piper Jaffray Companies Expands in Asia; Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Goldbond Capital Holdings Limited

MINNEAPOLIS, July 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Goldbond Capital Holdings Limited (Goldbond), a Hong Kong-based investment bank, for approximately $50 million. Consideration for the transaction will b...

2007-07-04 13:33 893

Global Partners Launch Renewed Battle Against Chagas the 'Kissing Bug' Disease

Strategy Set Out to Eliminate Disease GENEVA, July 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A new effort to eliminate Chagas disease by 2010 will be launched tomorrow at a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting of disease experts and partners. The strategy is designed to answer key questions about the treat...

2007-07-04 11:14 627

Ernst and Young: Germany Scores Number One in Europe

BERLIN, July 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A recent study commissioned by the international accounting firm Ernst and Young, the "European Attractiveness Survey 2007," highlights Germany's advantages as an outstanding investment location. Investors see Germany's infrastructure, quality of research ...

2007-07-04 10:48 772

Pali Further Deepens Its Bench in Research

Addition of Two Senior Research Analysts in New York Further Positions Pali Institutional Securities Business NEW YORK and LONDON, July 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Pali Capital, Inc., the US broker-dealer subsidiary of Pali Holdings, Inc. today announced the further expansion of its research...

2007-07-04 10:10 777

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering

NEW YORK, July 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a proposed initial public offering of its Class A shares representing Class A limited liability com...

2007-07-03 08:20 722

Xinhua Finance Media Expands Outdoor Advertising Capabilities With New Acquisition

SHANGHAI, July 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Finance Media ("XFMedia"; Nasdaq: XFML) today announced it has acquired a 100% interest in Convey Advertising Company ("Convey"), a major outdoor advertising operator in Hong Kong and across southern China. The acquisition expands XFMed...

2007-07-02 20:57 1067

China Agritech Announces $15 Million Private Placement Financing

BEIJING, July 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Agritech, Inc., a Delaware corporation, (OTC Bulletin Board: CAGC) ("China Agritech"), a leading liquid fertilizer manufacturer in China, announced that it has entered into an agreement with certain accredited investors for the private place...

2007-07-02 10:24 826