BRIEF-Cathay General Bancorp files for potential stock shelf
* Cathay General Bancorp files for potential stock shelf; size not disclosed - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2sfdf23) Further company coverage:
CHICAGO Oct 12 Former telecommunications equipment giant Nortel Networks reached an agreement on Wednesday to divvy up the $7.3 billion raised from liquidating the failed company, clearing the way for pensioners and bondholders to get paid after a seven-year wait.
The deal will become effective in the first quarter of 2017, Nortel said in a court filing. (Reporting by Tracy Rucinski; Editing by Bill Rigby)
* Vornado Realty Trust says board of trustees has set a record date of July 7 for previously announced spin-off of JBG Smith Properties - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2tdQ2Sa) Further company coverage:
June 26 Billionaire Carl Icahn's investment firm, Icahn Enterprises LP, said on Monday it had entered an agreement with the former co-manager of its Sargon Portfolio, David Schechter, to fund his new private investment management business.