Banking/Financial Service

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. Increases Size of and Prices Initial Public Offering

GREENWICH, Conn., May 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IBKR) today announced an increase in the size of the proposed initial public offering of shares of its Class A common stock from 34,500,000 shares to 40,000,000 shares and further announced the pricing of it...

2007-05-07 12:57 941

Trepp Enters Asian CMBS Market

NEW YORK, May 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Trepp LLC, the leading provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the global securities and investment management industry, today announced its expansion into the Asian CMBS market. Over the past year,...

2007-05-04 14:20 957

British American Tobacco plc: Quarterly Report to 31 March 2007

LONDON, May 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SUMMARY THREE MONTHS 2007 2006 Change RESULTS Revenue GBP2,232m GBP2,297m -3% Profit from GBP684m GBP616m +11% operati...

2007-05-04 13:39 775

Pacific Internet Limited Announces Despatch of Offer to Purchase Document by Connect Holdings Limited

SINGAPORE, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors ("Board") of Pacific Internet Limited ("PacNet") wishes to inform its shareholders ("Shareholders") that Connect Holdings Limited (the "Offeror") had on May 2, 2007 announced that, further to its announcement of April 11,...

2007-05-03 00:45 766

Xinhua Finance Media Increases Market Share to Nearly 50% for Real Estate Ad Sales on Sina.com

BEIJING, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Media ("XFMedia"; Nasdaq: XFML), China’s leading diversified financial and entertainment media company, announced that its Advertising Group has increased its market share to nearly 50% for real estate ad sales on the Sina.com website, China...

2007-05-02 20:47 753

RINKER Announces Major New Quarry Operation in Las Vegas

SYDNEY, Australia, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rinker Group Limited ("Rinker") (ASX: RIN; NYSE: RIN) today announced a significant expansion to the group's US business in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a major new quarry operation that will lift aggregates production in that region by more...

2007-05-02 20:00 875

UMC Reports 2007 First Quarter Results

Anticipates a Gradual Recovery in 2Q07 TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- First Quarter 2007 Overview (Note 1): -- Revenue declined 11.8% sequentially to NT$23.03 billion (US$696 million) -- Net income was NT$1.46 billion (US$44 million) --...

2007-05-02 14:24 748

Connect Begins Voluntary Conditional Cash General Offer to Acquire Nasdaq-listed Pacific Internet

SINGAPORE, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Connect Holdings Limited (Connect) today announced that it has commenced its voluntary conditional cash general offer (the Offer) to acquire all the issued shares of Nasdaq-listed Pacific Internet Limited (Nasdaq: PCNTF; PacNet). The Offer is open...

2007-05-02 14:26 675

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. Increases Size of Proposed Initial Public Offering

GREENWICH, Conn., May 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (proposed NASDAQ Global Select Market Symbol: IBKR) today announced that it has filed an amendment to its registration statement on Form S-1, originally filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Nove...

2007-05-02 15:30 1149

Xinhua Finance Media Announces Financial Results for the First Quarter 2007

BEIJING, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Finance Media ("XFMedia"; Nasdaq: XFML), China's leading diversified financial and entertainment media company, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2007. First Quarter 2007 Highli...

2007-04-30 20:00 776

Silicon Motion Announces Closing of its Acquisition of FCI, Inc.

Portfolio of Solutions for Mobile Devices Expanded TAIPEI, Taiwan, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (Nasdaq: SIMO), a leading fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets universally compatible, high-performance, low-power ...

2007-04-30 20:30 783

NTEEP Announces 2007 Q1 Results

Q1 Sales up 55%, Net profit up 61% HONG KONG, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Nam Tai Electronic and Electrical Products Limited ("NTEEP" or "the Company") (Stock code: 2633), a leading vertically-integrated manufacturing solutions provider of consumer electronics and communications products ...

2007-04-30 21:43 1090

J.I.C. Announces 2007 Q1 Results

Q1 2007 Sales up 33%, Net Profit down 63% HONG KONG, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- J.I.C. Technology Company Limited ("J.I.C." or the "Company") (Stock code: 987), a Hong Kong's leading manufacturer of liquid crystal display ("LCD") panels and modules, today announced the unaudited consol...

2007-04-30 21:43 850

Closing of $238.4 Million Private Offering of Common Shares for Arco Capital Corporation Ltd.

15.89 Million Common Shares Placed SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Arco Capital Corporation Ltd. ("ACC") today announced that it has completed a $238.4 million private offering of its common shares. ACC is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries, engages in ...

2007-04-28 11:01 1028

China CITIC Bank Makes Fast-track Entry to Xinhua FTSE Index Series

BEIJING, April 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua FTSE Index (FXI), the leading China index provider, today announced the inclusion of China CITIC Bank within the Xinhua FTSE Index Series, following its IPO on both Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges. Applying the fast-track en...

2007-04-27 19:16 894

China CITIC Bank Makes Fast-track Entry to FTSE Xinhua Index Series

BEIJING, April 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- FTSE Xinhua Index (FXI), the leading China index provider, today announced the inclusion of China CITIC Bank within the FTSE Xinhua Index Series, following its IPO on both Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/...

2007-04-27 18:15 988

Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Survey: New Record

SHANGHAI, China, April 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance (TSE Mothers: 9399) and Market News International (MNI), a part of the news service line of Xinhua Finance, today announced the April Xinhua Finance/MNI China business sentiment survey. The results of the survey suggest that Chine...

2007-04-27 18:15 955

Xinhua Finance Media Signs Contracts For Two New Regional Magazines Being Launched By China Telecom

BEIJING, April 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Media ("XFMedia"; Nasdaq: XFML), China's leading diversified financial and entertainment media company, announced that its Print Group has signed exclusive agreements to provide content as well as sell advertising for two new regional dir...

2007-04-26 22:38 675

ChinaCache Announces Successful Closing of Series B of Private Placement

BEIJING, China, April 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ChinaCache Network Technology (Beijing), the leading service provider of content distribution networks (CDN) in China, announced today that it has successfully closed its US$31.5 million Series B financing. Qiming Venture Partners led this rou...

2007-04-26 21:00 790

Chi Mei Optoelectronics Announces Unaudited Unconsolidated First Quarter 2007

Net Sales of NT$ 47 Billion and Operating Margin of 1.3% TAINAN, Taiwan, April 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) (TAIEX: 3009) today reported that unconsolidated net sales for the first quarter 2007 amounted to NT$ 47,095 million, a 14.7% decrease over the NT...

2007-04-26 15:00 894