SoftBank Corp (9984-TO) announced its plans to acquire Sprint Nextel in October of 2012. The $21.6 billion deal was approved by The Federal Communications Commission on Friday in order for Sprint Nextel to compete with larger telecommunications networks such as Verizon and AT&T. Our report analyzes the top shareholders of S-N and 9984-TO.
Global holdings of IG corporate debt totaled $2.9 trillion by those institutions that publicly filed their fixed income positions. Net purchases were $122.3 billion, and net sales totaled $94.3 billion. Global holdings of HY corporate debt totaled $813.8 billion by those institutions that publicly filed their fixed income positions. Net purchases were $51.1 billion, and net sales totaled $11.4 billion. Check out our full fixed income quarterly report for more information.
UnitedHealth Group Inc will buy a 90 percent stake in Amil Participacoes SA (AMIL3-BR), Brazil’s largest health insurer and hospital operator, for $4.9 billion, tapping into a fast-growing private healthcare market as challenges mount for its U.S. business. Below is a list of Amil Participacoes SA’s Top 10 Active Institutional Holders.
Home Depot Inc seems to have benefited from its recent efforts to tighten cost controls and improve distribution and customer service. It beat Wall Street’s profit estimates in the second quarter and raised its fiscal year earnings outlook. Net earnings rose to $1.53 billion from $1.36 billion last year. Sales rose 1.7% to $20.57 billion and shares of HD-N rose 1.3% to $53.50 before the market opened. The company, which has stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China, reported a 0.6% increase in the number of customer transactions in the second quarter. It has cut costs quicker than its main rival Lowe’s Companies Inc, whose shares were last sold for $26.55.
Google’s first female engineer will assume her role today as Yahoo Inc’s CEO. Marissa will be Yahoo Inc’s third CEO in a year, edging out front-runner and acting CEO Ross Levinsohn. Below is a list of the top 10 active institutional shareholders of Yahoo, all of which could be affected by this change. Check out other reports by Thomson Reuters Ownership Intelligence and follow @ownershipintel on Twitter.