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Company Overview of Kleinwort Benson Group PLC

Company Overview

Kleinwort Benson Group PLC is the parent company of an independent merchant banking group whose main operations embrace investment banking and investment management. Through its subsidiaries, the company is involved in corporate finance (corporate, merger and acquisition advice), financing and advisory services (leasing, general corporate advice, public and private debt issues and corporate lending), equities (research, institutional sales and corporate banking), treasury (foreign exchange, specialist fund management, money markets and derivative products) and investment management and private banking (investment trusts, unit trusts, development capital, foreign exchange services, offshore f...

30 Gresham Street

London,  EC2V 7PG

United Kingdom

Phone:

44 020 3207 7000

Fax:

44 020 3207 7001

Key Executives for Kleinwort Benson Group PLC

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Kleinwort Benson Group PLC Key Developments

Kleinwort Benson Group Reports Unaudited Pro-Forma Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

Kleinwort Benson Group reported unaudited pro-forma earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the six months, the company reported operating income of EUR 173.0 million compared to operating income of EUR 167.3 million for the same period a year ago. Core operating income was EUR 1.8 million compared to core operating loss of EUR 7.3 million last year. Operating loss before tax was EUR 7.5 million compared to EUR 8.6 million last year. On a pro-forma basis, including a full six months results from BHF-BANK (with corresponding prior year period re-statement), the company reported an underlying operating profit of EUR 1.8 million, representing a EUR 9.1 million improvement on the prior year loss of EUR 7.3 million. The total income was up by EUR 5.7 million (3%) year on year benefiting from an improvement in Banking and Treasury revenues at KBWM together with continued strong momentum in terms of fee based revenues at KBI and BHF-BANK.

Hedge Funds Reportedly Urge For RHJ Breakup; May Lead To Sale Of Kleinwort Benson

A group of hedge funds are urging the break-up of RHJ International SA (ENXTBR:RHJI), the Financial Times reported. The report added that the breakup of RHJ may lead to a sale or possible relisting of Kleinwort Benson Group PLC.

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