Category: Espírito Santo Financial Group

Luxembourg rejects bankruptcy appeal by Espirito Santo’s Rioforte

Dec 3 (Reuters) – A Luxembourg court on Wednesday confirmed that a holding company of Portugal’s Espirito Santo family could not receive bankruptcy protection. Rioforte Investments, whose assets include many of the family’s holdings in real estate, hotels and plantations, had appealed against an earlier decision by a Luxembourg court… – Continue reading

Espírito Santo Financial to File for Bankruptcy

LONDON – The Espírito Santo Financial Group, which at one point held about 25 percent of the bailed-out Portuguese lender Banco Espírito Santo, said on Thursday that it would file for bankruptcy after it was denied creditor protection by a Luxembourg court last week. Espírito Santo Financial is part of… – Continue reading