Asimismo, el grupo Planeta esta relacionado tambien con el resto de accionistas de Antena 3 TV: la entidad bancaria BSCH
, la empresa Rayet (construccion), la sociedad Bidsa (Banco de Sabadell, de La Caixa), el grupo RTL (Bertelsmann) y El Corte Ingles.
In 1999, Portugal blocked Spain's Banco Santander Central Hispano (BSCH
) from buying the Champalimaud group, citing prudential reasons.
The news comes at a time when Abbey is subject of a takeover offer by Spain's Banco Santander Central Hispano (BSCH
), valuing it at around pounds 8bn.
In a statement dismissing reports that it was preparing for a full-scale auction likely to involve at least HBOS, the Halifax/Bank of Scotland group, Abbey yesterday said it was determined to see through the offer by Banco Santander Central Hispano (BSCH
The list includes Banco Santander Central Hispano (BSCH
), which acquired Grupo Financiero Serfin in 2000, and ScotiaBank Inverlat, which has majority Canadian ownership.
By fall, Spanish giant Banco Santander Central Hispano (BSCH
) had also begun to merge its two Mexican subsidiaries, Banca Serfin and Banco Santander Mexicano, creating a super bank with $25 billion in assets.