Northern Trust Co. "has received a request from the SEC for the preservation of documents related to its vote in the proposed Hewlett-Packard Co.-Compaq Computer Corp. merger, said Sue Rageas, Northern Trusts senior vice president-public relations. She said Northern is complying.
She said the company hasnt been subpoenaed. The SEC and U.S. attorney in Manhattan are looking into how HP conducted its vote on the proposal concerning Northern and Deutsche Bank. Ms. Rageas said the U.S. attorneys office hasnt contacted Northern.
Deutsche officials didnt respond to P&Is request for comment.